Federal Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Is Unconstitutional

Headline Roundup December 15th, 2018

A federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional because of its individual mandate requiring people to buy health insurance and that the rest of the law cannot stand without it.

Federal Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Is Unconstitutional

From the Right
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Obamacare is fatally flawed and should be considered null and void, a federal judge said Friday in a bombshell ruling that sides with state Republicans who argue the GOP-led Congress’ decision to gut the “individual mandate” penalty for going uninsured makes the rest of the program invalid.

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From the Center
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A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional now that Congress has eliminated a penalty for those who forgo health insurance, casting doubt on the embattled health law and coverage for millions of Americans.

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From the Left
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Expanded Medicaid for millions. Penalties for poorly performing hospitals. Even the Trump administration's own plans to lower drug prices.

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