Lund Lectures on Constitutional Defects in Health Care Bills
Professor Nelson Lund was a lecturer at a January 14 program hosted by the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., dealing with constitutional questions within the current House and Senate health care bills.
In a program entitled, "The Irrelevant Constitution: How the Obama-Reid-Pelosi Health Care Bill Violates America's Charter Text," Lund presented arguments for explicit constitutional defects of the bills that have been passed in both houses of Congress.
Lund was joined by The Honorable Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council, who discussed his belief that the health legislation would diminish constitutional protections of state authority.
Lund is the Patrick Henry Professor of Constitutional Law and the Second Amendment at the law school and has written widely in the field of constitutional law, including articles on constitutional interpretation, federalism, separation of powers, the Second Amendment, the Commerce Clause, the Speech or Debate Clause, the Equal Protection Clause, and the Uniformity Clause.
The Family Research Council's stated purpose is dedication to the promotion of marriage and family and the sanctity of human life in national policy.