Skip to comments.High court ends Liberty University lawsuit over health law
Posted on 12/02/2013 9:12:49 AM PST by TheBigBEdited on 12/02/2013 9:14:42 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a challenge to ObamaCare brought by a Virginia-based Christian university, ending for now one of the biggest remaining legal fights against the health care law.
The justices, in turning away the lawsuit from Liberty University and leaving in place a federal appeals court ruling dismissing it, did not comment on their decision. The decision comes less than a week after the high court agreed to hear a challenge from Hobby Lobby and one other company to the law's so-called contraception mandate -- the requirement on most employers to provide access to contraceptive coverage.
uh oh ...
A. Kennedy must have struck again.
Maybe the American people truly believe in tyranny. Just so long as they have their football, pizza, and beer
Guess SCOTUS sees the challenge on contraception to be a duplicate of the Hobby Lobby case, but the forced employer coverage provision is now 'legal', it would seem.
Ping for later
Can I assume Roberts was the deciding justice on this?
The Supreme Court is playing with fire on this one. They well could cause a quiet revolution with the wrong decision here. What if people decide that they are simply not going to provide free birth control and abortion pills? What can the government do if a massive resistance arises?
Why not Roberts again?
There should be mass resistance to this crap
Empty Belly... full Mind
Full Belly... Empty Mind....
It is the cycle of History...
The Roberts’ case earlier was about individuals being forced to buy insurance,
so why would the employer requirement not be ruled in the same way as that abortion of a ruling?
This means they could not even get 4 Justices to agree to hear the case; assume they got three; 6 either said no or abstained. Not good...not good at all.
The sodomites have taken over the country. Slipped in the back door when we weren't looking.
Like your thinking and would support massive resistance while this government levies fines, sends out their IRS agents to harass and shutters businesses. For this would be the rulers response (imho). The divide has been crossed and nobody (including myself) relishes where our nation is headed.
1. Companies aren't the beneficiary of the purchase. They are effectively forced to buy something they don't use. What's more, they don't have much discretion on the converage options to purchase, which will raise rates way high in this one-size-fits-all new world order.
2. Even if you somehow create a linguistic monster to call THIS a tax, it truly isn't since it doesn't apply to every companies. It doesn't even apply to most companies.
3. This creates a forced employee benefit. It used to be simply a perk of some jobs. Now it's a mandate.
4. I don't recall this power being called out in the Constitution (oh snap - we threw that out years ago).
Garbage. Garbage justice.
Freedom of religion? The federal government doesn’t give a damn.
And welfare, foodstamps, Medicaid, government housing, etc.
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