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Saturday
Jun272015

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

> Interview John Berlau

 

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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Friday
Jun262015

Gov. Perry on SCOTUS Obamacare Decision 

 

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's ruling in King v. Burwell:

The Obama Administration has ignored the text of the Affordable Care Act time and again, and today’s ruling allows them to continue to disregard the letter of the law. While I disagree with the ruling, it was never up to the Supreme Court to save us from Obamacare. We need leadership in the White House that recognizes the folly of having to pass a bill to know what’s in it. We need leadership that understands a heavy-handed, one-size-fits-all policy does nothing to help health outcomes for Americans.

With individual premiums up more than 50 percent and nearly 5 million people losing their health plans, Americans deserve better than what we’re getting with Obamacare. It’s time we repealed Obamacare and replaced it with truly affordable, patient centered-health care reform, and I look forward to laying out my ideas on this issue.

Friday
Jun262015

NHDP Statement on Supreme Court's Decision Upholding Access to Affordable Health Insurance 

Concord, N.H. - New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's decision upholding access to affordable health insurance in King v. Burwell:

“Today, the Supreme Court decided in favor of our state and our nation, ensuring that more than 30,000 Granite Staters who receive tax credits to purchase health coverage will continue to have access to good, affordable health care."

“While we celebrate the fact that 30,000 Granite Staters will remain covered, let's not forget that the Republican Party still desperately wants to repeal health coverage from those hard-working Granite Staters and more. Not to mention that Republicans in Concord refuse to continue the state's bipartisan Medicaid expansion, placing coverage for tens of thousands of Granite Staters at risk and creating uncertainty in the health insurance marketplace." 

"Kelly Ayotte, Frank Guinta, State House Republicans, and the entire Republican presidential field must stop trying to repeal health coverage from millions of Americans and instead work towards bipartisan solutions that will expand middle class opportunity and strengthen our economy."

Friday
Jun262015

US Rep Guinta statement on King v. Burwell 

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Today, the Supreme Court upheld the 4th District Federal Court decision that all federal subsidies established under the President’s healthcare law are legal, including states – such as New Hampshire – which did not establish their own exchanges.

 

“Every individual should be able to access high-quality, affordable healthcare which best suits their needs.  Obamacare’s one-size-fits-all approach does not accomplish this.  Today’s decision doesn’t change the fact that due to Obamacare, premiums have increased by more than $4000, small business wages have decreased by $22.6 billion annually and the number of full-time workers will be reduced by 2.5 million all while costing taxpayers more than $2 trillion. 

 

Granite Staters should not be forced to spend more of their hard-earned dollars for less access, less quality and fewer choices.  We must increase the affordability, accessibility and quality of healthcare plans.  This can be achieved by providing tax credits for those transitioning off of Obamacare subsidies, allowing small business owners to band together across state lines to purchase insurance, protecting those with pre-existing conditions and protecting patients and taxpayers by including medical malpractice liability reforms.

 

I will continue to fight for a patient-centered approach that protects those with preexisting conditions, restores billions in Medicare cuts, supports our small businesses and allows children to stay under their parents’ coverage until the age of 26.”

 

The Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that the federal healthcare subsidies are legal.

 

Congressman Guinta is an original cosponsor of H.R. 2300, an Obamacare alternative sponsored by Dr. Tom Price, a Congressman from Georgia.  To read the bill, please click here.

 

Friday
Jun262015

Susan B. Anthony List - Today's Obamacare decision - let's fight back  

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In a shocking 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court just ruled this morning to UPHOLD Obamacare, which uses OUR hard-earned taxpayer dollars to fund abortion on demand.

President Obama is probably celebrating his victory right now, crowing over the success of his radical pro-abortion agenda.

How did we get here...?

Barack Obama won two elections without ever having to answer for his pro-abortion extremism (he once voted against a law to save innocent babies who survive botched abortions.)

The result has been the most pro-abortion president in American history, backed up by an increasingly LIBERAL Supreme Court...

...with a small army of pro-abortion activists working right out of the White House...

...and since Obama was sworn-in back in 2009, roughly FIVE MILLION of America's most innocent citizens - babies living in their mothers' wombs - have been violently killed.

Take Action Now
Unless the Republican Party nominates a strong pro-life candidate to defeat Hillary Clinton, the carnage will continue. More pro-abortion judges and activists will take positions of power - issuing outrageous decisions like the one today. The pro-life bills passed in Congress will be met with more vetoes. And more innocent babies will pay the ultimate price, suffering a cruel, violent death in the womb.

That is why I am writing you today, asking you to make a $16 donation to the Susan B. Anthony List to help us kick the pro-abortion "rights" crowd out of the White House in '16.

Susan B. Anthony List is the most aggressive and effective grassroots lobbying organization for laws that protect the God-given rights of babies in the womb. I helped launch this group back in 1992 after watching in disgust as the pro-abortion women elected that year made it seem like the only thing women voters care about is the "right" to an abortion, at any time of the pregnancy, for any reason.

In the years since, we've built a strong grassroots network of pro-life activists, passed state and federal laws to protect innocent babies and their mothers, and (through our affiliated PAC) supported winning pro-life candidates in the most hotly-contested elections.

In 2014 alone, we delivered (through our Candidate Fund) roughly $100,000 in direct and "bundled" donations to help Joni Ernst of Iowa and Thom Tillis of North Carolina win come-from-behind victories in their tough Senate races. And we were honored to help dozens more outspoken pro-lifers get elected to the House and Senate.

As longtime pro-family activist Maggie Gallagher puts it, the Susan B. Anthony List is "the political arm" of the pro-life movement.

But right now, it's an arm that needs to build up some more muscle in advance of the next election.

That is where you come in.

Friend, your caring donation of just $16 will earn you the distinction of being one of our country's most committed pro-life citizens... someone who does more than just talk about the rights of the unborn... someone committed to actively working to advance pro-life leadership and lifesaving laws.

And your contribution will help the Susan B. Anthony List lay the groundwork for a pro-life White House victory in 2016, as we:

***Educate candidates how to talk about our pro-life position (the key is to stay on offense - force the other side to talk about why they think it's okay to murder a seven-pound baby about to be born);

***Expose Hillary Clinton's vicious pro-abortion record AND her hypocrisy when it comes to "women's rights"(her family slush fund rakes in millions of dollars from regimes that treat women with brutal contempt);

***Mobilize millions of pro-life citizens (many of whom stayed home in 2008 or 2012 once they saw the campaign was ignoring their issue) to the polls so we can get the abortion "rights" extremists out of the White House and pass life-saving legislation


If that's an agenda you can support, please offer one thoughtful donation of $16 today.

Of course, if you can donate more - say, $25, $35, $50, $75 or even $100 - please do!

Every dollar will be used faithfully to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves and bring a pro-life president to the White House in the 2016 election.

Donate Today

Thank You,

Marjorie Dannenfelser President, Susan B. Anthony List