CEI Weekly: Obamacare Ruled Unconstitutional



Feature: Federal court says health care law is unconstitutional.


FEATURED STORY: Obamacare Ruled Unconstitutional


In a crucial decision this week, a federal court ruled that the individual mandate of the new federal health care law is an unconstitutional violation of states' rights. CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman and Senior Counsel Hans Bader were cited on the issue in The Washington Examiner Blogs and on MichelleMalkin.com, and Bader blogged about the case here and here. CEI earlier filed an amicus brief in a separate Florida case challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare; you can read that brief here.





The Enemy Within

Iain Murray and Vincent Vernuccio's cover story in National Review


Alcohol Regulations Disrupt Holiday Cheer

Angela Logomasini's op-ed in The Sacramento Bee


Democrats Diverging From Unions

Ivan Osorio's op-ed in The Washington Times


Keep Privacy Policies Private

Wayne Crews's column in Forbes


Obama's GM Numbers Are Not Adding Up

John Berlau's op-ed on NewsMax.com


Why Is the Food Safety Bill So Controversial?

Greg Conko's citation in The Huffington Post


Cigarette Warnings To Be More Graphic?

Sam Kazman's citation in The Washington Times


Not Triangulation But Regulation

Wayne Crews and Vincent Vernuccio's citations in The American Spectator


Odd Couple Files Brief Against Tobacco Settlement

CEI's citation in Forbes








December 15, 2010: Alcohol Regulations Across the Country


Michelle Minton, CEI’s Director of Insurance Studies, takes a whirlwind tour of alcohol regulations across the country. From Pennsylvania to Texas to Colorado, there are regulations at every turn. They do everything from raise revenue to tell people what products they can buy at what times, to shelter politically favored companies from pesky competition. In this way, alcohol is like most other sectors of the economy.