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Cole: Why Health Reform is Constitutional

David Cole, The Nation: What is at stake in the case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), scheduled for oral argument in the Supreme Court in March? The challengers maintain that the case is about fundamental liberty, specifically our freedom not to be compelled to purchase things we don't want. But that frame, while undoubtedly appealing to the radical libertarian strain in the Tea Party, is misleading.
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Supreme Court schedules health care reform oral arguments in March, decision expected end of June

US Politics / Liberal : (3 years ago)

Mike Sacks at HuffPo reports that the oral arguments will take place over 3 days at the end of June - this is the most important day: The main event will be on Tuesday, March 27, when the Court will take up the constitutionality of ... Read Post

Supreme Court Sets Dates for Health Care Reform Arguments

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

The Supreme Court has officially set the schedule for oral arguments regarding the Affordable Care Act. Arguments will be heard over three days from March 26th to March 28th, 2012, with separate issues considered on each day. Read Post

Wash. Post Implausibly Claims Supreme Court Case That Could Gut ACA Subsidies "Might Not Matter"

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (4 hours ago)

The Washington Post blog The Fix is claiming that an upcoming Supreme Court decision that could eliminate health care subsidies for millions of Americans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) "might not matter" because Republicans mig... Read Post

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