Is SCOTUS turning the corner on COVID-19 restrictions?

By Sarah Harbison
12/01/2020
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

School Choice Champions Earn Major Victory in SCOTUS’ Espinoza Decision

06/30/2020
Today, in a landmark victory for First Amendment and school choice champions, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issued a ruling in one of the most anticipated cases of this term, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. At issue was whether Montana violated the First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause by prohibiting families who choose to enroll...

TAGS: Blaine Amendments, Education Reform, Espinoza, School choice, SCOTUS, U.S. Supreme Court

Doctors in the House: Cassidy and Fleming Call for “Price Transparency”

By Kevin Mooney
09/27/2011
Republicans did not do enough to advance free market reforms within the health care system when they last controlled both houses of Congress, some of the medical doctors who now serve in the House have said. Rep. Fleming and Rep. Cassidy are both calling for reforms built around "price transparency."

TAGS: Bill Cassidy, Health Care, John Fleming, Medicaid, medicaire, ObamaCare, patient protection and affordable care act, U.S. Supreme Court

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