CEI Today: King v Burwell, housing discrimination ruling, Ex-Im Bank, and more

Friday, June 26, 2015
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KING v BURWELL - SAM KAZMAN

 

Rule of Law Dealt a Blow by the Supreme Court

Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit coordinated by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) that challenged the IRS’ rewriting of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. "The Court has allowed the IRS to rewrite a law enacted by Congress in a ruling that undercuts the Constitution’s separation of powers," said CEI’s General Counsel Sam Kazman. > Read more

> Related: 
Supreme Court Rewrites Obamacare, Again


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SCOTUS DISCRIMINATION RULING - JOHN BERLAU


Supreme Court Ruling on Discrimination ‘Disparate Impact’ Could Harm People the Law Intended to Help
 

The Supreme Court has issued its ruling on whether and when ‘disparate impact’ is permitted under the Fair Housing Act; but whether or not disparate impact is good policy is far from settled.
 

The use of disparate impact -- the principle that a practice can be illegal if it affects minorities in a certain way -- is doing great harm to people the civil rights laws were intended to help. > Read more

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EX-IM BANK - RYAN YOUNG

Reasons to Oppose the Ex-Im Bank, Part 8: Back Door Bank Subsidies

If a bank makes a loan to a foreign firm to buy U.S. products, Ex-Im can step in and guarantee that debt. The full faith and credit of the U.S. government attaches to Ex-Im guarantees, eliminating any commercial or other risk the bank has taken on.  
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