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Affordable Care Act Individual Mandate

ObamaCare's Congressional Intent

J. Bradley Jansen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
J. Bradley Jansen

I expect the court to strike down the individual mandate, given the administration's inability to articulate a limiting principle to sustain it. This begs the question: Will the law be struck down in its entirety? The guide to answering this question is congressional intent.

Final Word to Justice Kennedy: Actually, There Is No Individual Mandate

Paul Abrams | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Although there are solid arguments that an individual mandate in the PPCA is well within the four corners of the Constitution, it is also worth noting that the supposed demonic imperative that a person must purchase an insurance plan from a private company does not even exist.