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insurance, much less surrender their medical privacy and autonomy, as a conditionof living in the United States. Further, it is a violation of the letter and spirit of theUnited States Constitution to burden the legislative voting powers of Arizona statelegislators, including Plaintiffs Adams, C. Allen, S. Allen, Gould, C. Gray, L.Gray, Harper, Nelson; Ash, Barto, Biggs, Burges, Court, Gowan, Hendrix, Jones,Kavanagh, Lesko, Mason, Montenegro, Murphy, Nichols, Seel, Stevens, Tobin,Vogt, Ja. Weiers, Je. Weiers, and Yee
(“State Legislator Plaintiffs”), to coerce
implementation of federal health care regulations. Moreover, Congress has noconstitutional power to delegate nearly unlimited legislative power to any federalexecutive branch agency, much less to entrench health care regulations againstreview, debate, revision or repeal by Plaintiffs Jeff Flake, Trent Franks and JohnShadegg or any other elected U.S. Representative or Senator.Such federal overreaching must be rejected if the principles of limitedgovernment and the separation of powers established by the United StatesConstitution mean anything.2. Accordingly, Plaintiffs request a declaration by this Court that thefederal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (
), H.R. 3590and H.R. 4872, both facially and as applied to them, violates the United StatesConstitution.
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