Lawmaker: ‘Anti-democratic’ for Supreme Court to bar cameras

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The court announced Monday it is setting aside three days beginning March 26 to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare legislation.

While the high court has never allowed cameras, the healthcare-law topic led C-SPAN to request access during the oral arguments. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) also introduced a Senate bill earlier this month that would allow cameras to cover public court proceedings.