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Scotus Health Care

5 Important Things You Didn't Know About Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving nationwide tax subsidies to help poor and middle-class Americans r...

6 Things You Should Know About the Supreme Court Decision in King v. Burwell

Julie Stich | Posted 06.25.2016 | Politics
Julie Stich

The decision is in! The Supreme Court has ruled on the landmark Affordable Care Act case. Now what?

Don't Overlook Chief Justice Roberts When It Comes To Obamacare

The Washington Post | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

Three years ago, a gruff-sounding Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. asked a question during the marathon hearings on the constitutionality of the Affo...

Hobby Lobby's Argument Should Alarm People of Faith

Harry Knox | Posted 05.24.2014 | Religion
Harry Knox

Wrapping this attempt to create a privileged legal category for corporate entities in the cloak of religious freedom demeans that freedom and those who cherish it.

Surprising Survey Result On Young People And Health Care Law

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.06.2012 | College

Young adults were completely uniformed about what the U.S. Supreme Court decided in the landmark ruling health care reform. Two out of three people...

Health Care Was Only the Supreme Court's 2nd Most Important Decision Last Week

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Chief Justice Roberts' opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act, coupled with his rejection of limits on campaign contributions, is completely consistent with his history as a servant of America's corporate oligarchy.

This July 4, God Bless America and Affordable Care Act

Daniel Zingale | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Zingale

By upholding the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for a new era in health care in this country, one that matches our aspirations to greatness, our sense of fairness and -- maybe most of all -- our passion for innovation.

Voting My Religion: The Hypocrisy of the "Christian Right"

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
David J. Dunn, PhD

I disagree with the way the Christian Right applies its values to its politics, but if conservative Christians are going to vote their values, then they should vote all of their values.

Chief Justice Roberts and the Separation of Powers

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

What is dangerous today about our ideological cleavages is not so much the political polarization they occasion, but the brewing disdain for our governing institutions.

Did John Roberts Give Mitt Romney A Gift?

Marcia Angell, M.D. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Marcia Angell, M.D.

The Supreme Court's decision to uphold Obamacare puts me in mind of the old proverb: Be careful what you wish for. Democrats on a victory lap should watch their step, because John Roberts may have given Mitt Romney a gift.

Joy Resmovits

Court Decision Could Affect Education As Much As No Child Left Behind | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.30.2012 | Education

When Althea, a student in Mauldin, S.C., started taking Yvonne Mason's senior English class, the pregnant teen only wanted one thing: to graduate. ...

Our To Do List After Today's SCOTUS Decision

Sen. John Kerry | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Sen. John Kerry

This Court decision has given us a whole new moment of focus to actually talk with Americans about what's at stake, and what they would lose if Mitt Romney was elected President with a Republican House and Republican Senate.

Laura Bassett

Obamacare Ruling Is 'Major Victory' For Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although the requirement that contraception be covered by employers' health care plans was not an issue addressed by the Supreme Court o...

The Key Passage From the Health Care Ruling

Ari Melber | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Ari Melber

In politics, taxes matter because they are so unpopular. For the Supreme Court, however, the taxing power is crucial here because it enables Congress to advance a national policy without threatening liberty.

Jennifer Bendery

House Progressives Ready To Push Single-Payer Option If Health Care Law Struck Down | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last thing House progressives want is for the Supreme Court to strike down President Barack Obama's health care law. But if the high...

Supreme Court Has But One Real Choice: Uphold Health Law

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

Despite all the legalese that will be argued before the Supreme Court, we all must ask ourselves, just what is this thing called health care and where should it rank among the goods and services we buy, sell and use daily?

As Court Showdown Nears, Our Healthcare System Still a Mess

Rose Ann DeMoro | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Rose Ann DeMoro

The wholesale domination of our health by the same Wall Street types who tanked our economy is exactly what has caused the falling health barometers on access, cost, and quality.