Bill258 Wrote:
Mar 12, 2013 10:34 AM
The "Origination Clause" in the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 7) requires that taxes be initiated in the House. The Senate took a House bill dealing with veterans and deleted the title and all text, leaving only the bill's number. Obama Care was then inserted. The Supreme Court characterized the penalties in Obama Care as federal taxes, but was not asked and did not address the issue of which body of Congress initiated the taxes. The Pacific Legal Foundation has filed a suit (U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia) challenging Obama Care on this issue. newsandopinions dot net