Wednesday, December 19, 2012

DC Circuit Slaps Up Obozo/Sibelius

Well, this is pretty clear.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius cannot enforce the Obamacare contraception mandate as it is written, but must follow through on a promise to rewrite the rule to accommodate religious liberty, a federal appeals court ordered.

... “There will, the government said, be a different rule for entities like the appellants .  .  . We take the government at its word and will hold it to it,” the judges wrote.  They ruled that the Obama administration must rewrite the regulation by August 2013 and provide updates to the court every 60 days.

Reminds everyone of the District Court's words:

...“There is no, ‘Trust us, changes are coming’ clause in the Constitution,” Judge Brian Cogan wrote in his ruling in favor of the Archdiocese of New York two weeks ago. “To the contrary, the Bill of Rights itself, and the First Amendment in particular, reflect a degree of skepticism towards governmental self-restraint and self-correction.”...

A skepticism which significantly underestimated the craven powerlust of the current Statist-in-Chief.

1 comment:

Al said...

The question is, will they comply or try & drag it out, I opt for the latter given their track record.