Talk Back: Supreme Court Green Lights Obamacare

The top court ruled the President's health care plan to be legal. Do you agree with Thursday's decision?

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law is constitutional.

The centerpiece of the President’s healthcare plan, the individual mandate that requires Americans to have health care, was found to be legal. According to a report in the Washington Post, the Court ruled that the mandate is allowable under Congress’ taxing authority.

The Court voted 5-4 in favor of the President with Chief Justice John Roberts casting the deciding vote.

Do you agree or are you mad?

Take our poll below and tell us what you think about Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on the President’s health care plan.

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TedR June 28, 2012 at 07:41 PM
Technically, it is the Affordable Healthcare Act not Obamacare.
David Doig June 29, 2012 at 03:11 AM
Yes! The Affordable Healthcare Act has been found to be constitutional. Basic economic theory suggests that a larger group with more choices will lower cost...sounds good to me! David Doig Bayport School of Music http://bsm.musicteaching.info/
Eliza Kay June 29, 2012 at 11:20 AM
Thats exactly what its called. Quite telling on which side this editor of Patch lies.


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