Is There Still a Legal Case Against Obamacare? Q&A w Pacific Legal Fdtn's Timothy Sandefur

"I see what we do as part of an overall movement that has to convince people to find ways to open up consumer power, to open up free markets, and to remedy our medical system in a free-market direction," says Timothy Sandefur of the Pacific Legal Foundation, a Sacramento-based public-interest law firm.

PLF brought several challenges against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) and successfully beat the federal EPA in last year's landmark Supreme Court case, Sackett v. EPA.

Reason's Nick Gillespie sat down with Sandefur at Freedom Fest to discuss the constitutional challenges still facing Obamacare and PLF's fight against ridiculous licensing laws.

Held each July in Las Vegas, Freedom Fest is attended by around 2,000 limited-government enthusiasts and libertarians. Reason TV spoke with over two dozen speakers and attendees and will be releasing interviews over the coming weeks. Go here for an ever-growing playlist of this year's interviews.

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  • MJuliusKing||

    The first objection Mr. Sandefur makes to the law is, unfortunately, incorrect:

    "As the United States Constitution requires all revenue-related bills to originate in the House,[212] the Senate took up this bill since it was first passed by the House as a revenue-related modification to the Internal Revenue Code. The bill was then used as the Senate's vehicle for their health care reform proposal, completely revising the content of the bill.[213]"

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P.....Act#Senate

  • randdy||

    upto I saw the check saying $7450, I didnt believe that...my... brothers friend was like realey bringing in money parttime online.. there sisters roommate has been doing this for under 23 months and resantly repayed the mortgage on their place and bourt themselves a BMW. this is where I went www.jazz77.com

  • ΘJΘʃ de águila||

    Why can't the US be like Mexico where they only give the President six years to rape the country and then move to Madrid, Houston or Miami. This eight years of rape hurts too much. And let's make the ex-Presidents move someplace else like Paris, Caracas or Tel Aviv. Leave poor Havana alone.

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