Friday, June 26, 2015

Impeach the 6 justices who upheld health care law, group urges

Here’s one group’s way of stopping Supreme Court decisions like Thursday’s health care ruling: Impeact the six justices who voted to uphold a key part of the law.
“The six U.S. Supreme Court justices who voted to uphold ObamaCare should be impeached for abandoning the rule of law,” said Larry Klayman, a former federal prosecutor who now heads Freedom Watch, a conservative group.
"These six Justices have violated their own long-established rules of interpretation for applying statutes to instead advance their own political objectives or burnish their public persona. Such personal goals corrode the role of the Court. The justices abandoned the rule of law and have become merely a political focus group."
Impeachment of any justice, let along six, is highly unlikely.
Klayman remains insistent. “To preserve the Republic in its last gasps, Congress must impeach these Justices. The U.S. Constitution provides in Article III, Section 1, that "’the Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behavior.’ It does not give judges a term for life but only ‘during good Behavior.’’

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