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Things that make you go hmmmmmmm…

April 5, 2012

From the LA Times: The lead plaintiff challenging the Affordable Car Act says she should not be forced to buy health insurance. She apparently doesn’t need health insurance because she doesn’t have any intention of paying for health care to begin with. Why pay for something you can get for free? Turns out, as part…

Who loses if the Affordable Care Act is Struck Down?

April 5, 2012

Soon, the Supreme Court will decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act. But it’s important to remember that there are millions of individuals who have already benefited from its enactment.  Old and young people, people we work with, people we worship with and people in our circle of friends who now have affordable healthcare…

Yahoo! Finance: How Healthcare Reform Affects You

March 27, 2012

Yahoo! Finance has a nice piece today discussing the ACA and how it will affect some typical families. Check it out and tell us what you think!

SCOTUS Sets Date For Obamacare Showdown

December 20, 2011

From Politico: The Supreme Court will hear three days of oral arguments. | NIKO DUFFY/POLITICO By JENNIFER HABERKORN The health care showdown of 2012 has been scheduled. The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear three days of oral arguments on various pieces of the health reform law on March 26, 27 and 28…

ACA Opponents Wine & Dine Justices Scalia, Thomas

November 15, 2011

From The Los Angeles Times: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks to a policy forum in Washington last month. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) By James Oliphant November 14, 2011 The day the Supreme Court gathered behind closed doors to consider the politically divisive question of whether it would hear a challenge to President Obama’s healthcare law,…

Will Clarence Thomas Recuse Himself From ACA Case?

November 15, 2011

From The Nation: Clarence and Ginni Thomas By George Zornick November 14, 2011 Today, the Supreme Court agreed to hear constitutional challenges brought on by twenty-six states and a business group to President Obama’s healthcare reform bill. There will likely be arguments in the spring and a ruling by July, right in the heat of…

Conservative Appeals Court Upholds Healthcare Reform Law

November 8, 2011

From The Associated Press: By Nedra Pickler November 8, 2011 WASHINGTON — A conservative-leaning appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s health care law, as the Supreme Court prepares to consider this week whether to resolve conflicting rulings over the law’s requirement that all Americans buy health care insurance. A…

SCOTUS Likely To Rule On Health Law Next Summer

September 28, 2011

From The Washington Post: By Robert Barnes, Published: September 26 The constitutionality of the 2010 health-care law could be determined by the Supreme Court this term, with a decision coming next summer in the thick of the 2012 presidential campaign. The Justice Department said Monday evening that it had decided not to ask the full U.S.…

Latest Healthcare Ruling A Double-Win For Obama

September 12, 2011

From The Atlantic: Reuters By Andrew Cohen Sep 9 2011, 2:10 PM ET The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state of Virgina has no case to sue the government over federal heath care reform. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave a double victory Thursday to the White House, the Justice…

Clarence and Virginia Thomas Against Healthcare Reform

August 22, 2011

From The New Yorker: As the Justice has assumed an influential role on the Roberts Court, his wife has helped lead the public war against the Administration. ILLUSTRATION: PHILIP BURKE By Jeffrey Toobin August 29, 2011 It has been, in certain respects, a difficult year for Clarence Thomas. In January, he was compelled to amend several…

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