By Jennifer LeClaire, Charisma News Online
As presidential hopefuls continue declaring their intentions to battle President Obama in 2012, the American Center for Law and Justice is still battling one of Obama's initiatives in court.
The ACLJ on Monday urged a federal appeals court to reinstate its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare, explaining that its position is both "grounded in the Constitution" and Supreme Court precedent.
In a reply brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the ACLJ contends the arguments put forth by the Department of Justice "lack support in the text, history or related Supreme Court jurisprudence of the Commerce or Necessary and Proper Clauses" of the U.S. Constitution.
"We look forward to presenting our arguments before the appeals court in September and remain confident that our lawsuit challenging ObamaCare will be reinstated," said Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the ACLJ. . . .
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