February 2nd, 2011, Fairfax, VA—Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson today issued the following statement praising Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen for following federal Judge Roger Vinson's decision striking down the government takeover of health care:
"Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has taken the proper step of following the law, which now says that ObamaCare is unconstitutional in its entirety, relieving Wisconsin of any obligation to follow it. Every Attorney General in the nation must follow Attorney General Van Hollen's lead, and halt any actions to implement this unconstitutional law. To do otherwise will open states up to legal liability.
"Instead, all states should join with the American people in demanding that Barack Obama cease and desist from any and all implementation of the law. The nation is now free from any compulsion to follow the dictates of Washington.
"All regulations derived from the health care takeover have also been voided by Judge Vinson's ruling, and every bureaucrat at the Department of Health and Human Services must stop what they are doing this instant. Obama has to follow the law, and ensure that every single employee of the executive branch does the same.
"The rule of law must prevail in this instance. Unless and until Judge Vinson's decision is overturned by a higher court, the federal government must follow it. The judiciary is a co-equal branch of government, whose decisions carry the full force of the law. Judge Vinson's decision bars any further implementation of ObamaCare."
"The Week Ahead Analyzes Judge Vinson's Ruling," Video News Segment, February 1st, 2011.
"Judge Stops ObamaCare, but Who Will Stop Obama?" February 2nd, 2011, by Robert Romano, Senior Editor, Americans for Limited Government.