Skip to comments.OVER 10,000 AMERICANS JOIN LAWSUIT AGAINST OBAMACARE
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 Peoples 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/).
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 ;^)
An update on the Obamacare Class Action suit. Trying to go viral; it’s up to 14,000+ and growing. Needs more help...
(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...
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.
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.
This is the right type of lawsuit. Grounds: unconstitutional and it’s a class action suit.
Whadda talking about, California has 1262 vs Texas 1377. Quite your beeechen about California, cowboy!
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.
Anyhow, yuz have about twice the population so you need to shake a leg!
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...
I just signed on. Wife will in the AM.
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.
can we make that 10,001?
Now — when are we going to see prosecution for conspiracy to deprive Americans of their civil rights?
I’m a participant.
This American just joined. Thanks for posting!
He needs a Facebook link on the site though.
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”.
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.
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.
Video of Van Irion on Greta on 4/19
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.
Joined and shared on Facebook. :~)
Done, And I’m on yet another “list”.
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.
Government health care in action:
- 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.
I’m in! Thanks for posting!
I joined the FB.
Signed and forwarded to email addy list.
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):
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.
Yes they do. If you're a facebook user go to their page and offer that suggestion. Couldn't hurt.
Just so. Fact is, WE allowed it to happen, WE have to set it aright.
Yeah, but a good portion of our population is illegal and lefty's!!!!!!!!!!!! Mr. Cowboy!!!!!!!!!!LOL
I hope this goes "viral"..
You're in good company!
Thanks! It’s really starting to take off. On a pace now of about 450 - 500 per hour. Excellent!
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.
Looks like this thing IS picking up steam... :o)
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.
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