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First doctors group sue to overturn health care act
Washington Times - Water Cooler ^ | 3/29/10 | Kerry Picket

Posted on 03/29/2010 1:58:15 PM PDT by paltz

It looks as if it is not just state attorneys general that are filing a lawsuit against the new health care law recently passed by the Democrats and signed into law by President Obama. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) put out the following statement:

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) became the first medical society to sue to overturn the newly enacted health care bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). AAPS sued Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (AAPS v. Sebelius et al.).

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhohealthcare; healthcare; helathcare; obama; obamacare; socialisthealthcare

1 posted on 03/29/2010 1:58:16 PM PDT by paltz
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To: paltz
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

Hold on there a minute! You mean there are groups of physicians besides the AMA?! When did this happen?

(The above intended as sarcasm)
2 posted on 03/29/2010 2:00:01 PM PDT by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: neverdem

FYI!


3 posted on 03/29/2010 2:01:13 PM PDT by BossLady (Stupak is as Stupak does......)
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To: paltz

Waxman’ll be hauling their azzes on the carpet soon too!


4 posted on 03/29/2010 2:04:24 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: BossLady

Here is the story -

http://www.aapsonline.org/newsoftheday/00974#more-974


5 posted on 03/29/2010 2:05:05 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: paltz

“Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market.”

-Barack Hussein Obama-


6 posted on 03/29/2010 2:05:11 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: chrisser

Exactly!

Why the AMA campained for Obamacare is beyond belief.


7 posted on 03/29/2010 2:05:15 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: paltz

I’m sure Obama will consider this a credible complaint, he did say “You are the people (doctors) who know this system best. You are the experts. Nobody has more credibility with the American people on this issue than you do.”

Oh wait, he must have only been talking to the doctors that agreed with him!

HA HA HA


8 posted on 03/29/2010 2:06:35 PM PDT by ATX 1985 (Time is Breath, Breath is Light, Light is Life)
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To: Mr. Wright
"Court action is necessary “to preserve individual liberty” and “to prevent PPACA from bankrupting the United States generally and Medicare and Social Security specifically,” AAPS stated."

YEAH...WHAT THEY SAID!!!! ;)

9 posted on 03/29/2010 2:07:01 PM PDT by BossLady (Stupak is as Stupak does......)
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To: paltz

It didn’t say what grounds they were suing on. Obviously, there are many available, but it would be interesting to
know more detail.


10 posted on 03/29/2010 2:08:55 PM PDT by chipper dave
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To: paltz

excellent


11 posted on 03/29/2010 2:11:03 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: paltz

Doctors will be harmed immediately. This should get fast tracked.


12 posted on 03/29/2010 2:16:31 PM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain called AMERICANS against amnesty - "racists")
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To: paltz
Good news.

The constitution doesn't uphold itself - must be a challenge to the law for them to rule. The more that take this on the better.

13 posted on 03/29/2010 2:23:08 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: paltz

Is anything happening with any of the State AG lawsuits or private lawsuits that have been filed against 0bozoDeathCare? I was hoping that SCOTUS would have the balls to put this on an expedited schedule, before the taxes & add’l bureaucracies start to kick in and then take on a life of their. Personally I think that secession by 8-10 core Southern & Western states will be needed in order to stand up & stand opposed to 0bozoDeathCare. And hopefully another 8-10 states will then join the secession as well.


14 posted on 03/29/2010 2:32:08 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: paltz

I’m looking into the possibility of getting a religious exemption for every prolifer in the country. The exemption language attempts to limit exemptions to a few, specific religious groups, probably because they have a long history (50+ years) of conscientious objection on other issues.

However, showing preference toward one religion to the exclusion of others is a classic case of de facto establishment of a religion, thus invoking an Establishment Clause violation. Standing would be immediate, because taxpayer standing, while denied in almost every other kind of case, is available in the right kind of Establishment Clause case. The exception fits.

Therefore, they can’t restrict it to Amish, Christian Science, etc., but would have to allow anyone with a demonstrable conviction that they cannot fund the murder of the unborn, which this bill certainly can be shown to require.

And if about half the country is prolife, and if we all opt out, the little boat called Obamacare loses all it’s fuel and under its own weight sinks forever out of sight.

Just a thought. And I’m thinking it could be a class action setup. We could get millions of people signed on. It could be the best kind of fun.


15 posted on 03/29/2010 2:48:41 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: paltz

Just one court above the DC Circuit Court. SCOTUS.


16 posted on 03/29/2010 3:01:37 PM PDT by Danae ( The sleeping Giant is awake)
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To: Springfield Reformer

These docs better be careful...I see IRS audits in their future...I wonder if their organization could be considered a right Wing militia group, afterall they use sharp knives and have access to dangerous gasses in bottles


17 posted on 03/29/2010 3:04:00 PM PDT by databoss
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To: chrisser

Are they missing their white coats?


18 posted on 03/29/2010 3:08:19 PM PDT by colonialhk (Elect Veterans not Lawyers)
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To: Springfield Reformer
I’m looking into the possibility of getting a religious exemption for every prolifer in the country.....And I’m thinking it could be a class action setup. We could get millions of people signed on.

THANK YOU! I'm in!
19 posted on 03/29/2010 3:16:24 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Springfield Reformer

I like this


20 posted on 03/29/2010 3:17:21 PM PDT by Chattering Class of 58
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To: lonevoice

This group has opposed Obamacare right from the beginning. I wish them success and hope they don’t come under close government scrutiny over this. We have seen what happens to others who get in Obama’s way.


21 posted on 03/29/2010 3:18:28 PM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: paltz
Good. More freedom fighters waging the good fight against the fascists in power.

Obamacare is a Disaster, x-small
22 posted on 03/29/2010 3:20:02 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: BossLady

They should refer to it as the Redistribution of Wealth Act. That’s what Dean and Baccus are telling us it is.


23 posted on 03/29/2010 3:22:30 PM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: Responsibility2nd

from a news story..

The AMA controls the lucrative billing code system. Obama threated to nationalize it. (stupid AMA he will do that anyways)

The AMA wants to protect their golden goose at the expense of patients.


24 posted on 03/29/2010 3:25:22 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Why the AMA campained for Obamacare is beyond belief.

$$$$ in their pockets instead of ours. (BTW less than 20% of practicing physicians in the US are members of AMA. AMA is mainly a medical manual and medical office management publisher now.)

25 posted on 03/29/2010 3:36:50 PM PDT by GVnana
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To: presently no screen name; Chattering Class of 58

I’ll keep track of those who are interested, and when I get some feedback on the strategy (and assuming it’s a green light) I will start things up (unless somebody else beats me to it - should be a unified front). I’m thinking Facebook would probably be a good way to set up a central intake stream for plaintiffs. I’ll keep you posted.


26 posted on 03/29/2010 3:41:05 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
not just state attorneys general

27 posted on 03/29/2010 3:47:57 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: paltz

BTTT!


28 posted on 03/29/2010 3:49:51 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Danae

I think VA AG Ken Cuccinelli has to go throug N VA District (rocket docket) then the Court of Appeals in Richmond then SCOTUS.


29 posted on 03/29/2010 4:29:59 PM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain called AMERICANS against amnesty - "racists")
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To: bigbob

RE: “Waxman’ll be hauling their azzes on the carpet soon too!”

*************

I suspect that before long there will be so many groups suing that Waxman will need to rent a football stadium to accommodate the hearings.


30 posted on 03/29/2010 5:05:34 PM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: Springfield Reformer

Great idea. Please keep us posted.


31 posted on 03/29/2010 5:38:54 PM PDT by boxlunch
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To: Frantzie

What I read from the article was that this case was being filed in the Circuit court, so next above that is SCOTUS, The Va AG’s case is entirely different.


32 posted on 03/29/2010 5:39:15 PM PDT by Danae ( The sleeping Giant is awake)
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To: ATX 1985

Are you referring to those “doctors” in the white lab coats? They’re not real doctors, but they did sleep in the Lincoln Bedroom last night.


33 posted on 03/29/2010 5:45:12 PM PDT by printhead
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
Thanks for the ping! Love this part:

Court action is necessary “to preserve individual liberty” and “to prevent PPACA from bankrupting the United States generally and Medicare and Social Security specifically,” AAPS stated.

The AMA should be soooo ashamed. But they won't be.

34 posted on 03/29/2010 6:10:07 PM PDT by lonevoice (If Fox News is the only outlet reporting it, did it really happen?)
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To: databoss
These docs better be careful

THESE docs (the AAPS) know what they're doing and have proven they can take it. I'm encouraged to see them in the game! They're the group that won the release of the names on Hillary's top secret health care task force. I found my RA from my senior year in college on that list. I'd never known she had any interest in health care, although I was one of two seniors on that floor who became physicians.

35 posted on 04/02/2010 8:15:28 PM PDT by JohnBovenmyer (Remember 321)
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