Religious liberty challenge to federal health care law to continue, says Oklahoma AG’s office (access required)

Thursday’s decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act under the federal taxing power does not end legal challenges to the ACA, according to information from the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office.

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Assistant AG Weitman to head up new civil rights office (access required)

Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday that Daniel Weitman, an assistant attorney general in the Litigation Unit of the Attorney General’s Office, will serve as director of the new Office of Civil Rights Enforcement, to which the functions of the ...

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Split Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds wine-in-grocery-stores ballot issue (access required)

By 5-4, the Oklahoma Supreme Court Thursday held that a ballot proposal to allow grocery stores in larger counties to sell wine is constitutional.

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Roberts reasoning in U.S. Supreme Court decision on health care law not surprising, says OU law prof (access required)

Some observers of the U.S. Supreme Court were surprised to see the chief justice siding with the four court liberals in upholding the federal health care law Thursday, but University of Oklahoma law Professor Joseph Thai is not one of ...

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UPDATED (additional comments) U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal health care law; OKs individual mandate as a tax (access required)

In a majority opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court held Wednesday that the Obama administration’s Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act is constitutional.

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