David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.
In the Supreme Court’s ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s liberal wing in upholding President Obama’s health care law.
George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley told Here & Now’s Deb Becker that the ruling represents a blow to federalism.
“The way I read this opinion, I don’t see much left of federalism,” he said. “To use the Caesar analogy, this is really Roberts coming to bury federalism, not to praise it. He talks about federalism, the fact that you can’t do this under the commerce clause… But then Roberts basically creates a highway to drive around it and says you can just do this under your tax authority. That, I think is going to be an amazingly sweeping ruling that is going to shrink the power of the states in fights with the federal government… It’s astonishing that it was Roberts who may have really brought the death-knell for federalism.”
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.