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Supreme Court upholds health care law

The mandate was ruled to be a tax and therefore constitutional.

Supreme Court upholds health care law

Reporters in D.C. are plowing through handouts of the opinion. Much more analysis will follow. But SCOTUSBLOG, a highly regarded court-watcher, says almost the entire law has been upheld. Chief Justice Roberts voted with the court’s four liberals to create a 5-4 majority in favor of the law. From SCOTUSBLOG:

“The bottom line: the entire ACA is upheld, with the exception that the federal government’s power to terminate states’ Medicaid funds is narrowly read.”

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