Tuesday, November 8, 2011

BREAKING NEWS: Fifth appeals court says Obamacare constitutional

In a ruling today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia became the fifth appeals court to uphold the constitutionality of Obamacare’s individual mandate.  Only one appeals court has found the mandate unconstitutional. 

The ruling today came from a conservative-leaning  appeals court and was written by Judge Laurence Silberman, a conservative justice appointed by Ronald Reagan.  Justice Silberman wrote: “The right to be free from federal regulation is not absolute and yields to the imperative that Congress be free to forge national solutions to national problems.”

Read more here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/appeals-court-rules-obama-health-care-law-is-constitutional-agrees-to-toss-religious-suit/2011/11/08/gIQA5sB30M_story.html

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