Lawrence O. Gostin from Georgetown University looks at seven claims critical of Michael Bloomberg’s health policy decisions as New York’s mayor, and why elected officials should be held accountable for the health of their inhabitants.
How much should the federal government be involved in controlling how states produce their own energy, and supply energy to their citizens? That complex question has constitutional and political questions that remain open as energy problems become more complex.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will give the 11th Annual Templeton Lecture for Economic Liberty and the Constitution live at 6:30 p.m. tonight. You can watch the live event here. (The program at the National Constitution Center is sold out.)
This weekend, HealthCare.gov faces its own virtual cliff, as the Obama administration hits a self-imposed deadline to fix most major problems with the troubled website. But will it be enough?
Trevor Burrus from the CATO Institute discusses whether sugary drinks, or soda taxes, treat adults with the respect they deserve.
Lyle Denniston says the Supreme Court’s acceptance of a new Obamacare challenge, on First Amendment grounds, could settle broader constitutional issues.
Ronald J. Colombo from Hofstra Law says the Supreme Court’s decision to take on two new Obamacare challenges will be an important test of its commitment to the First Amendment’s religious liberty protections.
National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen explains the high stakes involved in two new challenges to Obamacare taken up by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, and why the results could have far-reaching implications for the economy and American society.
The Supreme Court has accepted two challenges to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, on Tuesday that question the government’s ability to compel for-profit companies with religious convictions to pay for birth-control coverage.
Richard A. Arenberg says the Senate’s action to limit filibusters has opened the door to ever-greater majority power, and endangers the Senate’s historic role in protecting of the privileges of a minority party.