Wshington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 28, 2012. CNN News is reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the individual mandate provision of the Affordable Health Care Act. While the Court ruled that Congress could not require the mandate under the commerce clause of the Constitution, the Court opined that Congress did have the authority to authorize such a mandate unders its taxing authority.
The law, labeled by President Oboma’s opponents as ‘Obamacare’ was seen as one of the President’s major legislative accomplishments during his first term. Today’s Supreme Court ruling is seen as a huge victory for President Obama.
Updates on today’s historic Supreme Court decisions will be provided as they are announced.