AUSTIN, Texas (March 16, 2015) – A bill introduced in the Texas Senate would prohibit the state from providing resources or personnel for the enforcement of Obamacare within the state, a move that would create significant roadblocks to implementing the health care act in Texas.Details
PHOENIX (Mar. 11, 2015) – Today, the Arizona House passed a bill that would create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it become law. The vote was 36-21. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson and Rep. Vince Leach, House Bill 2643 (HB2643)…Details
I agree with many of the arguments that have been made by people like Prof. Adler, Michael Cannon, and others – that in King v. Burwell, IRS subsidies should be struck down as unconstitutional because they’re not authorized in states where the federal government operates an exchange.
But, the Court will not agree.
The federal government, including the federal courts, cannot be trusted to shut down such a massive expansion of federal power. Congress cannot be trusted. New Republican majorities cannot be trusted. The Courts cannot be trusted.
The only way to stop Obamacare is through state and individual resistance. That is, nullification.
PHOENIX (Mar. 2, 2015) – Today, an important Arizona House Committee approved a bill that would create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it pass. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson and Rep. Vince Leach, House Bill 2643 (HB2643) would prohibit the…Details
Together, three bills introduced in the Arkansas legislature would take the first two important steps toward nullifying Obamacare in the state.Details
Last week, the Wyoming state House voted against a proposal that would have expanded Medicaid as part of the federal Affordable Care Act, an important part of making it “work.”Details
Arkansas HB1262, SB144, and SB343 would take important steps to stop the implementation of Obamacare in the state. HB1262 will need to pass successfully through the House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee while SB144 and SB343 will need to pass through the Senate Public Health, Welfare And Labor Committee before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers.Details
Texas SJR16 is a proposal to amend the Texas state constitution. If passed through the legislature, voters would have the opportunity to approve the amendment prohibiting any state agency from taking any action that compels or helps effectuate a health insurance mandate.Details
A bill was filed in the Missouri state house that would suspend the licenses of insurance carriers who accept federal subsidies through the federally-run Obamacare exchange, potentially nullifying the ability of the federal government to carry out the mandate, or even operate the exchange in the state.Details
Two bills have been introduced in the Mississippi state Senate with provisions to protect health freedom in the state. These measures would prohibit the state from taking action to force participation in any health care system, or from penalizing people for choosing not to participate. Withdrawing state participation will severely cripple the federal act in the state.Details