Is SCOTUS turning the corner on COVID-19 restrictions?

By Sarah Harbison
by Sarah Harbison, General Counsel at the Pelican Institute As many of us were completing our Thanksgiving Day meal prep on Wednesday, Nov. 25, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary injunction against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order limiting religious service attendance. The ruling is something Louisiana lawmakers and citizens alike should take...

TAGS: COVID-19, First Amendment, Pelican Center for Justice, Religious freedom, U.S. Constitution, U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyer, CNN Commentator Joins PeliCast to Talk Constitutional Role During COVID-19

CNN political analyst Sarah Isgur recently joined Pelican Institute General Counsel Sarah Harbison on the PeliCast to discuss whether state and local governments’ emergency responses to the COVID-19 outbreak pass constitutional muster. In New Orleans, Mayor LaToya Cantrell issued an executive order on March 16 cancelling all public and private gatherings. Governor John Bel Edwards...

TAGS: Constitution, Freedom, Liberty, U.S. Constitution

Inter-State Health Care Agreements Set to Negate ObamaCare

By Kevin Mooney
Sen. Elbert Guillory (D-Opelousas) has introduced a bill that would make possible for Louisiana to join with other states in forming a Health Care Compact (HCC). The idea is to move the responsibility and authority for shaping health care policy back to the states and away from the federal government.

TAGS: Elbert Guillory, Health Care Compact Alliance, health care compacts, Michael Barnhart, President Obama, Texas Public Policy Foundation, U.S. Congress, U.S. Constitution

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