Freedom Amendment, states that under the state Constitution, residents of the state cannot be “forced to purchase insurance”. This means that Obama care legislation is in direct violation of the state laws in place. Typically, federal law would preempt state law, but not in the case that it is considered to be unconstitutional.
Oklahoma believes strongly that the best way to protect their citizens and their constitutional rights is to file a suit and defend their laws in a federal court.
The Attorney General has been very clear in his desire to sue the federal government if only to repeal the requirement that Oklahomans must purchase insurance products or be fined or