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01/13/2014 10:42 am ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Obamacare And The Battle On Individual Liberty

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From the beginning, opponents of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act argued that its arrogation of responsibility to the federal government for administering health insurance, and consequently overseeing one-sixth of the nation’s economy, damaged the public interest and contravened sound principles of American constitutional government. The new law, these critics contended, diminished individual liberty by authorizing government to assume vast responsibilities for which it was poorly suited and which exceeded its constitutionally delegated powers.

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