What if the solution to Washington… wasn’t in Washington? The 50 states could be America’s secret weapon against an ever-expanding federal government. States can amend the constitution to demand fiscal responsibility in Washington, can request that federal regulation comply with local ordinances, and can form interstate compacts to better protect constitutional rights. The Goldwater Institute is providing a roadmap for states to reassert their power under the Tenth Amendment.
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One Arizona doctor inspired national movement to protect health care freedomPosted on February 09, 2010 | Type: Blog | Author: Clint Bolick
Even before an array of national groups and taxpayers mounted a brave and seemingly unwinnable challenge to nationalized health insurance, an Arizona doctor began the fight to strengthen protection for health care freedom at the state level.
Virginia Closer to Banning Insurance RequirementPosted on February 02, 2010 | Type: In the News
As if the message from Massachusetts were not clear enough, the Virginia state Senate passed a measure on Monday — with Democratic help — that would attempt to block any effort to make health insurance mandatory for citizens, a centerpiece of the Democratic overhaul now stalled on Capitol Hill.
Health Care Freedom Act Q and APosted on February 02, 2010 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Clint Bolick
The Health Care Freedom Act will appear as a proposed constitutional amendment on Arizona’s 2010 election ballot, and similar measures are under consideration in more than 30 other states. With the possibility that Congress will enact some sort of national health insurance legislation, questions are being raised about the scope of the Health Care Freedom Act and its effect should a federal bill become law. Clint Bolick, who helped to author the Health Care Freedom Act, answers frequently asked questions.
Health care bill begs for Constitutional challengePosted on January 07, 2010 | Type: Blog | Author: Clint Bolick
The health care bills passed by the U.S. House and Senate are so complex, convoluted, and Ponzi-like, they could only have been conceived by Bernie Madoff.
Health Lobby Takes Fight to the StatesPosted on December 28, 2009 | Type: In the News
WASHINGTON — Like about a dozen other states, Florida is debating a proposed amendment to its state constitution that would try to block, at least symbolically, much of the proposed federal health care overhaul on the grounds that it tramples individual liberty.