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AG Pax­ton: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argu­ment on Valid­i­ty of Obamacare

In the United States Supreme Court, Texas Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins today argued that Obamacare unconstitutionally exceeds Congress’s enumerated powers and should be declared invalid.

November 10, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Files Brief Sup­port­ing Fifth Circuit’s Oba­macare Decision

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court today, arguing that the Fifth Circuit’s decision to declare Obamacare’s individual mandate unconstitutional and remand the case to the district court does not require review by the Supreme Court at this time.

February 03, 2020 | Press Release

Fifth Cir­cuit Declares Oba­macare Man­date Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al; Remands to Dis­trict Court to Deter­mine If Any Por­tions of the Law Can Remain

The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday declared Obamacare’s individual mandate is unconstitutional and remanded the case back to the district court to determine whether any part of Obamacare can remain in light of the mandate’s unconstitutionality.

December 19, 2019 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Applauds Court Deci­sion Uphold­ing Flex­i­bil­i­ty and Afford­abil­i­ty in Health Insur­ance Coverage

A district court in Washington, D.C. on Friday delivered the Trump Administration a major victory in its attempt to allow consumers to improve access to affordable healthcare coverage through short-term plans.

July 22, 2019 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Tells Fifth Cir­cuit Oba­macare is (Still) Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al; Encour­ages Real Reform and Exper­i­men­ta­tion to Address Health Care Access

Today, on behalf of Attorney General Ken Paxton and a coalition of 18 states, Texas Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins argued at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, urging that court to uphold a U.S. district court’s ruling declaring Obamacare unconstitutional in its entirety.

July 09, 2019 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton: HHS Pro­pos­es Rule that Would Pro­tect Health­care Con­science Rights, and Undo Unlaw­ful Oba­macare Rule that Texas Suc­cess­ful­ly Challenged

The Trump administration opened the public comment period on its potential repeal of an unlawful Obama-era health care regulation that redefined sex discrimination to include gender identity and abortion.

May 24, 2019 | Noteworthy