Major restructuring of the United States government’s military and intelligence agencies following World War II. An amendment to the act in 1949, created what was to be the Department of Defense.
This article is written in a rough log fashion. It’s pretty much a newest on top format:
The individual mandate and Origination Clause questions are still capable of ending the #ACA
Oct 9, 2014 pacificlegal.org reports: D.C. Circuit orders Feds to respond to Obamacare rehearing petition I have been watching Sissel v. U.S. Department of Health & Services since filing.
Published on Jun 28, 2012, Ben Swann Reality Check breaks down the Affordable Care Act ruling by the Supreme Court and looks at why the determination that the law is a tax (via the controversial Justice Roberts vote), may make it invalid
I’m going to try to follow this lawsuit Sissel v. United States Department of Health & Human Services, which contends that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional because the bill originated in the Senate, not the House. Under the Origination Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 7), all bills raising revenue must begin in the House.
Pacific Legal Foundation: Tax-raising Affordable Care Act started in wrong house of Congress
Washington Times source confirms this: Lawsuit over health care tax could kill ‘Obamacare’
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A little backstory by The American Spectator
Newsweek’s The Case That Could Topple ObamaCare – It all started in 2011, when Jonathan H. Adler, a conservative law professor at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, shot an email to his friend Michael Cannon, a health policy expert at the libertarian Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. Adler thought he had spotted an error in Obamacare that could unravel a significant portion of the law.
The Court held that police may not stop motorists without any probable cause to suspect crime or illegal activity, to check their driver’s license and auto registration.
The “Terry frisk” led to the “Terry stop”.
For their own protection, police may perform a quick surface search of the person’s outer clothing for weapons if they have reasonable suspicion that the person stopped is armed. This reasonable suspicion must be based on “specific and articulable facts” and not merely upon an officer’s hunch.
A landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States that determined whether the Second Amendment applies to the individual states. The Court held that the right of an individual to “keep and bear arms” protected by the Second Amendment is incorporated by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and applies to the states.
A landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual’s right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home and within federal enclaves.
Sheriff’s do NOT have to obey unconstitutional laws. They also can not be “pressed into service” by the federal government to enforce federal laws according to the Supreme Court Ruling “Printz v. United States, 521 U.S. 898 (1997).1
Created a national background check system to prevent firearms sales to prohibited persons. In order to comply with the prohibition on a Federal registry of non-NFA items, background check records are legally required to be destroyed after 24 hours; however, ATF has consistently kept computer records for longer, citing “demographic and census reasons.”