SC, Fla. plan suit over health care

Friday, March 19, 2010 3:44 PM
Last updated 3:55 PM
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COLUMBIA - Top prosecutors in South Carolina and Florida say they're ready to sue if health care reform legislation passes this weekend.

South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster says he and Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum will file a federal lawsuit challenging whether the bill is constitutional.

McMaster says that when the national government and Congress "start going wild," the states have to rein them in.

The U.S. House plans to vote on the plan Sunday. McMaster and McCollum, both Republicans, will argue that it violates state sovereignty because it requires that all Americans have some form of health insurance.

They expect other attorneys general will sign onto their lawsuit as well.

Democratic critics call such lawsuits frivolous.

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KSL
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KSL 03/19/10 - 03:57 pm
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Democrats calling lawsuits

Democrats calling lawsuits frivolous? Who would have thought?

Chillen
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Chillen 03/19/10 - 04:00 pm
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What about Georgia? Where

What about Georgia? Where are our "leaders"?!

TheDeerhunter
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TheDeerhunter 03/19/10 - 06:34 pm
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Well historically, Georgia

Well historically, Georgia was originally cool to secession.

Nat the Cat
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Nat the Cat 03/19/10 - 05:02 pm
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When a Federal Dictator [a

When a Federal Dictator [a ruler who governs in spite of the will of the people] attempts to circumvent, or more correctly to usurp our Constitution, then the States must rise up pursuant to the 10th. Amendment and take our Country back--one State at a time if necessary! And please allow me to add, that John Barrow, a DEMOCRAT from the Great State of Georgia has finally decided to stand up to the Marxist regime, and will vote "against" this blatantly illegal attempt by the government to take over our Health Care.

onecatfish
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onecatfish 03/19/10 - 04:48 pm
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It died with a vote along
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It died with a vote along party lines of 34 in favor to 19 against.

fatboyhog
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fatboyhog 03/19/10 - 07:19 pm
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Didn't Obamatron go to Law

Didn't Obamatron go to Law School? And isn't he supposed to be a constitutional scholar? He didn't think this one through, did he. Of course, he doesn't care, because the U.S. Constitution means nothing to a Socialist.

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