SCOTUS: Affordable Care Act is Constitutional

June 28, 2012

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), including its individual mandate that virtually all Americans buy health insurance, is constitutional. Chief Justice Roberts joined the four left-leaning justices on the bench making it a 5-4 vote in favor of saving the ACA in its entirety, with exception that the federal government’s power to terminate states’ Medicaid funds…

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Supreme Court Hearings on ObamaCare Start Today

March 26, 2012

Today is the first of three days of oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court on the constitutionality of what is now generally known as ObamaCare, the epic 2010 health care overhaul law that in effect introduces mandatory health insurance by placing penalties on individuals who are uninsured. Arguments are scheduled for six hours…

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Judge Voids Key Element of Obama Health Care Law

December 14, 2010

As previously reported on our blog, there have been several legal challenges by U.S. states against President Obama’s health care reform law. The challenges to the health care law are aiming for an ultimate hearing before the United States Supreme Court. On Monday challengers came a step closer to having such a hearing when a…

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