Monday, December 13, 2010

ObamaCare Declared Unconstitutional by Virginia Judge

Breaking:  Federal judge rules ObamaCare mandate unconstitutional; Update:  Bill argues Congressional power without "logical limitation"
By Ed Morrissey
December 13, 2010

CNN has a breaking alert on a ruling by a federal judge in Virginia that rejects ObamaCare as unconstitutional:
A federal judge in Virginia has ruled parts of the sweeping health care reform effort led by President Obama to be unconstitutional. This is the first federal court to strike down the law, contradicting other recent rulings the law was permissible. The key issue of contention was the “individual mandate” requirement that most Americans purchase health insurance by 2014.
This case (Virginia v Sebelius) was the lawsuit brought by the states against ObamaCare.  This is the test case that had the best chance of overturning the law, and the states have apparently won an important finding in the district court.
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