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OVER 10,000 AMERICANS JOIN LAWSUIT AGAINST OBAMACARE
PRWeb ^ | April 19, 2010 | Tony Shreeve

Posted on 04/19/2010 11:25:28 PM PDT by ForGod'sSake

In a new twist on lawsuits against Obamacare, TN attorney Van Irion filed a national class action in Federal court. The suit challenges Obamacare on the basis that Congress is not authorized by the Constitution to regulate health care. Mr. Irion is asking the courts to re-evaluate the Commerce clause precedent, arguing that current precedent in effect destroys the intent of the Constitution and specifically the 10th Amendment.

(PRWEB) April 19, 2010 -- Over 10,000 Americans have joined a lawsuit against Obamacare (http://obamacareclassaction.com). In a new twist on lawsuits against Obamacare, TN constitutional attorney and congressional candidate (http://www.van4congress.org/) Van Irion filed what is shaping up to be a national class action in Federal court April 8th. The suit challenges the constitutionality of Obamacare on the basis that Congress is not authorized by the Constitution to regulate health care. Mr. Irion is asking the courts to re-evaluate the legal precedent related to the Commerce clause, arguing that current precedent in effect destroys the intent of the Constitution and specifically the 10th Amendment.

The lawsuit is a unique take on legal actions against the recently passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It is the first suit that allows any US citizen to join as a plaintiff and is the only suit to directly attack the legal precedent of the Commerce clause and therefore the Constitutionality of Obamacare. Greta Van Susteren, who has been following lawsuits related to Health Care Reform on her show “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren (http://www.foxnews.com/ontherecord/)”, will interview Van Irion this week during the 10pm time slot.

“The lawsuit quickly became so popular among grassroots movements, that we set up a website to take plaintiff information and allow people to follow the progress of the case,” said Irion, The site name is Obamacare Class Action, or “OCA”, and can be found at http://www.obamacareclassaction.com. The form that captures the necessary information asks for name, address and email address. Phone number and company name is optional, but gives US companies the option of signing on as a corporate plaintiff. “Once the complaint is amended to include all the plaintiffs that have signed on, each name will be listed,” said Irion. “At that point, we expect to have tens of thousands of plaintiffs.”

Since filing suit on April 8th, the site has added 1,000 plaintiffs (http://obamacareclassaction.com/join.php) a day on average, although Irion says that rate is increasing as more people hear about the opportunity to join. “This is truly the ‘People’s Suit’. It is their name on the complaint, versus the President, Pelosi, Reid and the U.S., saying that the Obamacare legislation is wrong. It is unconstitutional and must be overturned. The chance to take this to court with a team of constitutional attorneys making the points they have been shouting for over a year is something Americans have been looking for,” said Irion. "I am one of those that have been pointing out the unconstitutionality of Obamacare and am thrilled to have the opportunity to take on this fight.”

The complaint was filed in Federal Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, Chattanooga, case file number 1:10cv-71. For more information about Van Irion, visit Van4Congress (http://www.van4congress.org/) or Law Office of Van R Irion PLLC (http://www.irionlaw.com/).


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Obamacare Class Action is on FACEBOOK

I noticed on their facebook page where they were having problems keeping up with the volume. They have been adding about a thousand people/entities per day and the pace is picking up. GREAT news!

Be sure to check out their "map" of where the joiners are coming from HERE. You can probably guess which state has the most participants; it's not his home state of Tennessee or California either. What can I say   ;^)

1 posted on 04/19/2010 11:25:28 PM PDT by ForGod'sSake
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To: 17th Miss Regt; 2001convSVT; 2ndDivisionVet; A_Former_Democrat; A_Tradition_Continues; ...

An update on the Obamacare Class Action suit. Trying to go viral; it’s up to 14,000+ and growing. Needs more help...


2 posted on 04/19/2010 11:28:47 PM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: Whenifhow; no dems; bronxville; A.A. Cunningham; GailA; bert; oyez; meyer; Kimberly GG; ...
~~pinging some from the other THREAD
3 posted on 04/19/2010 11:40:27 PM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: ForGod'sSake; StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; ..
This is interesting... Tennessee constitutional attorney and congressional candidate Van Irion was a guest on Greta Van Sustern's show earlier tonight, discussing this lawsuit.

Excerpt:

(PRWEB) April 19, 2010 -- Over 10,000 Americans have joined a lawsuit against Obamacare (http://obamacareclassaction.com). In a new twist on lawsuits against Obamacare, TN constitutional attorney and congressional candidate (http://www.van4congress.org/) Van Irion filed what is shaping up to be a national class action in Federal court April 8th. The suit challenges the constitutionality of Obamacare on the basis that Congress is not authorized by the Constitution to regulate health care. Mr. Irion is asking the courts to re-evaluate the legal precedent related to the Commerce clause, arguing that current precedent in effect destroys the intent of the Constitution and specifically the 10th Amendment...

4 posted on 04/19/2010 11:50:26 PM PDT by nutmeg (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen)
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To: ForGod'sSake; StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; ..

Sorry for the double ping, but I wanted to stress that ANYONE in the United States can join in on this class action lawsuit... you do not have to be a resident of Tennessee.


5 posted on 04/19/2010 11:53:01 PM PDT by nutmeg (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen)
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To: nutmeg
How've you been nutmeg?

Looks like this effort is picking up a head of steam. Their map has increased by over a hundred since I posted the article. Would LUV to see it go mega viral.

6 posted on 04/19/2010 11:58:37 PM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: nutmeg

This is the right type of lawsuit. Grounds: unconstitutional and it’s a class action suit.


7 posted on 04/19/2010 11:59:41 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Whadda talking about, California has 1262 vs Texas 1377. Quite your beeechen about California, cowboy!


8 posted on 04/20/2010 12:13:11 AM PDT by notaliberal (It's the Constitution---- Stupid!)
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To: nutmeg

Yup, every state is represented. This is something that is more than just a protest, it is direct court action that any citizen can join in.


9 posted on 04/20/2010 12:18:01 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (END THE WAR ON LIBERTY!)
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To: ForGod'sSake
Would LUV to see it go mega viral.

I'm doing my part. Sent it out to everyone in my email list and; hopefully, they will add every member of their family.

Would be nice if Rush gave it a shout out and Drudge.
10 posted on 04/20/2010 12:22:08 AM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: notaliberal
Right, you can always tell a Texan, but you can't tell 'em much. ;^)

Anyhow, yuz have about twice the population so you need to shake a leg!

11 posted on 04/20/2010 12:32:24 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: presently no screen name

Excellent! Greta has been doing a yeoman’s job following the various 10th Amendment related lawsuits and although I missed it, she had Van Irion on a couple nights ago. If this thing really gets going even the braindead dinomedia will eventually have to pick it up. Rush and Drudge SHOULD be all over it, but...


12 posted on 04/20/2010 12:40:25 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: ForGod'sSake

I just signed on. Wife will in the AM.


13 posted on 04/20/2010 1:09:26 AM PDT by matthew fuller (#11. Thou shalt not argue with morons.)
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To: ForGod'sSake

bump


14 posted on 04/20/2010 1:35:41 AM PDT by exnavy (May the Lord grant our troops protection and endurance.)
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To: notaliberal
California has 1262 vs Texas 1377.

Yeah, but we've only got a third of California's population. Sorry, but y'all are behind again .. LOL

In all fairness, a good friend in California was the first one to alert me to this lawsuit. Just got it today.

15 posted on 04/20/2010 1:40:16 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: theKid51; Apple Blossom

ping


16 posted on 04/20/2010 2:18:54 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: ForGod'sSake

can we make that 10,001?


17 posted on 04/20/2010 2:29:09 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: ForGod'sSake

Now — when are we going to see prosecution for conspiracy to deprive Americans of their civil rights?


18 posted on 04/20/2010 2:41:08 AM PDT by Quiller (When you're fighting to survive, there is no "try" -- there is only do, or do not.)
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To: nutmeg

I’m a participant.


19 posted on 04/20/2010 2:41:44 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Victory or Death)
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To: ForGod'sSake

This American just joined. Thanks for posting!


20 posted on 04/20/2010 2:50:22 AM PDT by cake_crumb (President Reagan on ObieCare: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRdLpem-AAs&feature=player_embedded#)
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To: ForGod'sSake

He needs a Facebook link on the site though.


21 posted on 04/20/2010 2:54:14 AM PDT by cake_crumb (President Reagan on ObieCare: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRdLpem-AAs&feature=player_embedded#)
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To: ForGod'sSake

If the courts can’t see how unconstitutional this mandated purchase from a private company is then we are no longer any bit free because the government can then tell us what clothes to wear, how we cut our hair, what jobs we must do, what cars we drive, etc, all for “public health and welfare”.


22 posted on 04/20/2010 3:13:21 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

You are dealing with lawyers.

1. most all federal judges came from the government, specifically the DOJ.

2. many were law professors who advocated for more government control of personal behavior “for the public good” (except for sex, then it is one massive goverment funded orgy)

3. They are judges they know better.


23 posted on 04/20/2010 3:30:03 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Van Irion’s a local. Good candidate for the 3rd Tennessee district. I signed up for this suit before he even had the separate web site.


24 posted on 04/20/2010 3:41:18 AM PDT by meyer (It's time...)
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To: meyer; ForGod'sSake; no dems; bronxville; A.A. Cunningham; GailA; bert; oyez; Kimberly GG

Video of Van Irion on Greta on 4/19

http://video.foxnews.com/v/4157996/talking-points-419#/v/4158187/10000-plaintiffs/?playlist_id=87937


25 posted on 04/20/2010 4:27:13 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: ForGod'sSake

I am proud to stand with 14000 other hoppin’ mad Americans to stop the continued mad march to marxism.

Count me in...

It’s time to take back the country.


26 posted on 04/20/2010 4:49:59 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Joined and shared on Facebook. :~)


27 posted on 04/20/2010 5:03:31 AM PDT by My hearts in London - Everett (So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Done, And I’m on yet another “list”.


28 posted on 04/20/2010 5:07:10 AM PDT by muddler (Obama is either incompetent or malicious, and it makes little difference which.)
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To: muddler

bookmark


29 posted on 04/20/2010 5:24:33 AM PDT by mplsconservative (0bama = Epic Fail)
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To: Whenifhow

Thanks....was just thinking...because this is, in fact, a national effort, it would be great if we could get this information posted to each of the FR State boards. I don’t know how or even if it is allowed.


30 posted on 04/20/2010 5:29:36 AM PDT by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Government health care in action:

Jana Winter

- FOXNews.com

- April 19, 2010

VA Claims Office Takes SNAFU to a New Level

Last month, a decorated Gulf War hero received a letter from the Veterans Affairs Administration that said: We are working on your claim for menstrual disorder. He was surprised — but not as much as one might think.

Last month, a decorated Gulf War hero received a letter from the Veterans Affairs Administration that said: We are working on your claim for menstrual disorder.

There was just one problem: The claim was submitted for fibromyalgia.

Make that two problems: The claim was submitted by Glenn McBride, a 40-year-old man from Roanoke, Va., who most definitely does not get menstrual cramps.

Excerpt

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/04/19/veterans-health-claims-menstrual-disorder/


31 posted on 04/20/2010 6:15:12 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: ForGod'sSake

bump


32 posted on 04/20/2010 6:25:55 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: ForGod'sSake; bamahead

I’m in! Thanks for posting!


33 posted on 04/20/2010 6:29:17 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: ForGod'sSake

I joined the FB.


34 posted on 04/20/2010 6:31:47 AM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Ilk)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Signed and forwarded to email addy list.


35 posted on 04/20/2010 6:36:26 AM PDT by mcshot (The nightmare is playing out. America is being conned by ignorance & fraud.)
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To: Springfield Reformer

ping...


36 posted on 04/20/2010 6:37:24 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (No sane man loves war. But all decent men realize there can be no peace with tyrants or terrorists.)
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To: Windflier
Sorry, but y'all are behind again .. LOL

Heh,heh. Total now up to 15,650 and STILL picking up speed. And now that the sun is up Texas is pulling away(a little):

It ain't braggin' if you can do it!   ;^)
37 posted on 04/20/2010 7:55:32 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Sure. Thanks!


38 posted on 04/20/2010 7:56:38 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: Quiller
Now — when are we going to see prosecution for conspiracy to deprive Americans of their civil rights?

Not to mention our GOD given rights, eh?

I recall a subdued but expectant feeling of euphoria after the 2000 elections. I actually believed at the time with Pubbies running the show the trash would be summarily hauled off. Went relatively well for four years. Then our Pubbies began to get that Dim swagger of the pampered ruling class. Downhill from there, so while I have high expectations for 2010, it will be tempered with the reality of history's lessons.

39 posted on 04/20/2010 8:06:06 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: cake_crumb
He needs a Facebook link on the site though.

Yes they do. If you're a facebook user go to their page and offer that suggestion. Couldn't hurt.

40 posted on 04/20/2010 8:09:45 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: tobyhill
If the courts can’t see how unconstitutional this mandated purchase from a private company is then we are no longer any bit free...

Just so. Fact is, WE allowed it to happen, WE have to set it aright.

41 posted on 04/20/2010 8:12:56 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: Windflier
Yeah, but we've only got a third of California's population. Sorry, but y'all are behind again .. LOL

Yeah, but a good portion of our population is illegal and lefty's!!!!!!!!!!!! Mr. Cowboy!!!!!!!!!!LOL

42 posted on 04/20/2010 8:14:38 AM PDT by notaliberal (It's the Constitution---- Stupid!)
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To: ForGod'sSake
Done!

I hope this goes "viral"..

43 posted on 04/20/2010 8:16:16 AM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife)
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To: PubliusMM
I am proud to stand with 14000 other hoppin’ mad Americans to stop the continued mad march to marxism.

You're in good company!

44 posted on 04/20/2010 8:16:40 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: My hearts in London - Everett; muddler

Thanks!


45 posted on 04/20/2010 8:19:13 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: EdReform; Abathar; Abcdefg; Abram; Abundy; akatel; albertp; AlexandriaDuke; Alexander Rubin; ...
Pinging this again. Get on board!



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46 posted on 04/20/2010 8:24:03 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: EdReform; netmilsmom; mcshot

Thanks! It’s really starting to take off. On a pace now of about 450 - 500 per hour. Excellent!


47 posted on 04/20/2010 8:26:26 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: spectre
I hope this goes "viral"..

Thanks! It looks to be getting there. Running around 450 to 500 sign ups per hour now. And they thought they had trouble keeping up before!!! Trouble like that they are probably happy to live with.

48 posted on 04/20/2010 8:30:17 AM PDT by ForGod'sSake (You have just two choices: SUBMIT or RESIST with everything you've got!)
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To: ForGod'sSake
Thanks for asking, ForGod'sSake... I'm fine, just a bit busy lately.

Looks like this thing IS picking up steam... :o)

49 posted on 04/20/2010 9:33:59 AM PDT by nutmeg (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen)
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To: notaliberal
Yeah, but a good portion of our population is illegal and lefty's!

Not just a "good portion" - a majority. That's the problem with Cali. More wagon riders than wagon pullers.

Not to worry, though. They're going to drive the state down to total failure, and when that happens, California will finally return to the hands of conservatives and patriots who will guide it back to its former glory.

50 posted on 04/20/2010 9:55:03 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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