Re: Appeals Court strikes down ObamaCare’s individual mandate

North Carolina would have been part of the lawsuit, had Gov. Beverly Perdue not vetoed a measure designed to add North Carolina to the states challenging ObamaCare.

But legislative Republicans did participate with a friend-of-the-court brief in the case. House Majority Leader Paul Stam and Rep. Tom Murry explained why during the May 12 news conference linked below.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...