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December 2010 Archives

Obama Health Care Law Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal district judge in Virginia has ruled that a portion of the recent federal health care reform law violates the United States Constitution. The judge found that the law's requirement that private individuals purchase insurance, known as the Minimum Essential Coverage Provision, exceeded the congressional authority to regulate interstate commerce.