Supreme Court to Rule on Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court recently announced that it will allow five hours of arguments over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The question is whether the provision in the ACA that requires all Americans to purchase health insurance (if not already provided by an employer) or pay a penalty violates the Constitution’s Commerce Clause, which limit’s Congresses authority to issues that affect interstate commerce. If Congress rules in favor of the law, then opponents say that it essentially means that the federal Read More