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FiddleHead
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Mandate Survives as Tax

Breaking on fox
Mandate survives as a tax, win for Obama.
Roberts sided with the left

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In Plain English: The Affordable Care Act, including its individual mandate that virtually all Americans buy health insurance, is constitutional. There were not five votes to uphold it on the ground that Congress could use its power to regulate commerce between the states to require everyone to buy health insurance. However, five Justices agreed that the penalty that someone must pay if he refuses to buy insurance is a kind of tax that Congress can impose using its taxing power. That is all that matters. Because the mandate survives, the Court did not need to decide what other parts of the statute were constitutional, except for a provision that required states to comply with new eligibility requirements for Medicaid or risk losing their funding. On that question, the Court held that the provision is constitutional as long as states would only lose new funds if they didn't comply with the new requirements, rather than all of their funding.


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Cwar11
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BOOM


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baybeefeetz
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scotus blog says survives as a tax


constant cough
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Pop the corks!



GumboPot
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No is survives as a tax...


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90proofprofessional
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cnn is also saying its struck down


tylercsbn9
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US frickin A!!!!!


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scotus blog says survives as a tax




You just have to laugh at that


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bunky
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IN


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GumboPot
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We need to let this sort out a bit....


I B Freeman
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Roberts goes with the liberals


Nonetheless
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Obama! Obama! Obama!!


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Freauxzen
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WTF


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Doctor Radical
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suck it lib douches



SCTOUS blog says Roberts join libs....mandate survives.


MoreOrLes
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not on their website anywhere


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GumboPot
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So the mandate is constitutional. Chief Justice Roberts joins the left of the Court.


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