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Supreme Court Health Care Decision

A Daughter's Plea to the Supreme Court: Let My Parents Keep Their Health Insurance

Arlene Brens | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Arlene Brens

I can't speak for everyone, but I can say that for my family, Obamacare has saved my parents' lives. I know that Obamacare is far from perfect. But instead of gutting a law that helps American families, why don't we make the law work better for all Americans?

Ginsburg Sheds Light On Health Care Decision

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

* Jurist, 79, has survived two bouts with cancer * Voices optimism for liberal wing in new court term By Joan Biskupic ...

O'Connor Defends Controversial Move

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Wednesday said attacks on Chief Justice John Roberts over his key vote to upho...

Are These Judges Really Conservatives?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

The label "conservative" is really meaningless to these people. An "activist" judge is fine, as long as his or her activism supports your politics.

A Victory for America

Gregory Rockson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact
Gregory Rockson

While pundits and talk show hosts will continue to debate about the implications of this ruling, I remember the many ordinary families I encountered during the health fairs who like most Americans work so hard to provide for their families.

Obama Faces Tax Attack In Wake Of Obamacare Ruling

The Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics

Fueled by the Supreme Court decision upholding Obama­Care -- on the basis that the penalty for not buying health insurance is a legal tax -- Mitt Rom...

CBS: Roberts Flipped Obamacare Vote

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

Fresh evidence has surfaced regarding suspicions that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts switched his vote on health care reform. CBS News re...

Sam Stein

Romneycare Architect: Individual Mandate 'Very Similar' In Obama, Romney Bills | Sam Stein | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the few individuals who worked on health care reform under both Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama said on Friday that the co...

Health Care Law Is Pro-Life And I Will Work Hard To Protect It

Sr. Simone Campbell | Posted 08.29.2012 | Religion
Sr. Simone Campbell

The health care law is too vital to be cast aside. With our thousands of member activists, we will work to preserve and expand its reach. As a matter of justice, we want even more people covered.

Supreme Court Ruling Shocked Those In The Courtroom

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For a few tension-filled minutes, both opponents and supporters of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul thought Chief Just...

Poll: Americans Split On Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 06.29.2012 | Religion

(RNS) The Supreme Court's nearly split decision on the new health care law is mirrored by the American public, according to a new survey. On Thursd...

A Tax By Any Other Name Is a Tax

Al Checchi | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Al Checchi

Chief Justice Roberts ruled that a tax is a tax even when it's not supposed to be a tax. The American people may now proceed to render a more consequential judgment.

More Than a Victory, the Decision Today Was a Mandate for Us to Act

Michael Moore | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics
Michael Moore

So, yes, the bill is highly flawed and somewhat wrong-headed -- but what it IS is a huge step in the right direction. And today's court decision cements that.

Jon Ward

Romney Caught Off Guard By Health Care Decision Pivots To Tax Attack | Jon Ward | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– A few weeks ago, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney said the approaching Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of President Bar...

Don't Kid Yourself. It's Still a Corporate Court. Here Are 10 Lessons From CEO Roberts

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Was today's ruling a victory for justice over corporate power? Did Chief Justice John Roberts rise above partisan differences because that's where an honest reading of the law took him? Nah.

Jeffrey Young

Health Insurers And Hospitals To Welcome New Customers, Though Reform Raises Big Questions | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business

The Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health care reform law eliminates much of the uncertainty facing health insurance compan...

Jaweed Kaleem

After Health Care Ruling, Catholic Bishops Urge Flock To Rally For Religious Freedom | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

Catholic bishops have vowed to continue the fight against what they say is one of the most objectionable outcomes of the health care law that the Supr...

Alex Becker

Conservative Reaction To SCOTUS Ruling Begins With Despair, Ends With A Strategic Pivot | Alex Becker | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Way back when the Supreme Court first entertained oral arguments in the case of National Federation of Independent Business et al. v. Sebellius, Secre...

Why I Celebrate Upholding the Affordable Care Act

Sara Austin | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Sara Austin

You probably didn't wake up this morning biting your fingernails over the Supreme Court's looming decision on the Affordable Care Act. I did.

Illinois Reacts To Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling

Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago

The Supreme Court's Thursday morning ruling that upheld President Barack Obama's health care law has, expectedly, lit up the Internet with reactions t...

Health Care Won't Get Any Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2012 | Money

Don't expect the cost of health care to get cheaper as a result of the Supreme Court's decision largely to uphold the Affordable Care Act and its indi...

Health Care Won't Get Any Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.28.2012 | Money

Don't expect the cost of health care to get cheaper as a result of the Supreme Court's decision largely to uphold the Affordable Care Act and its indi...

Jason Linkins

Lawmakers Delete Tweets In Wake Of Confusing Coverage Of Health Care Ruling | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Twitter basically turned out be a terrific intoxicant to the news cycle today, with news of the Supreme Court's decision breaking in every possible di...

Sam Stein

Obama Responds To Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision that his signature health care law was constitutional Thursday, calling ...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney Responds To Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking on Capitol Hill shortly after the Supreme Court's historic decision, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the fact that ...