Monday, January 31, 2011

Federal Judge Says Health-Care Reform is Unconstitutional

Posted By on Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:00 PM

A federal judge in Florida sided with Idaho and 25 other states in their effort to derail the Affordable Care Act.

U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson ruled—without a full trial—that opponents to the overhaul of the nation's health-care system violated "people's rights by forcing them to buy health insurance." Simply put, Vinson said the reform is unconstitutional. The case is now expected to make its way to a high-profile battle before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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