Corporate Accountability

Court Saves Obamacare’s Bacon

Court votes 6-3 to save all subsidies and coins a new buzzword: SCOTUScare

 

by Shannon Firth and Joyce Frieden

 

…Simon Lazarus, JD, senior counsel at the left-leaning Constitutional Accountability Center here, called the decision “an absolute and total vindication of the administration’s position. … The message is strong that six members of the court have no interest in contrived legal challenges to the ACA that are designed to turn it upside down.”

 

As for the dissenting opinion, Lazarus said that Scalia has frequently written on statutory interpretation and always stresses the importance of context. “He totally violated his own principles with this interpretation.”…

 

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