The Claremont Institute

March 11 CCJ Town Hall: Text, Typos, and the Right to Bear Arms

May 1, 2015

For our March town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by the Cato Institute's Ilya Shapiro and the Texas Public Policy Foundation's John Davidson to discuss the policy considerations and constitutional questions raised by King v. Burwell. The latest legal challenge to Obamacare to make it to the Supreme Court, King raises the question of whether the IRS may extend tax-credit subsidies to individuals who purchase insurance coverage through the federal exchanges, despite text in the law indicating that such subsidies are not authorized.

Dr. Eastman is then joined by C.D. Michel to discuss
Henderson v. United States. The case presents an interesting twist on Second Amendment rights. What rights does a convicted felon retain to firearms he legally purchased prior to his conviction?