Health Care Reform Opponents Appeal To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 8:04 PM EDT) -- The Thomas More Law Center on Tuesday filed the first U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the federal health care reform law, asking the high court to rule whether Congress can require private citizens to buy health insurance.

In a petition for a writ of certiorari, TMLC and four individual petitioners say that Congress exceeded its authority by enacting the individual mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which requires all Americans to maintain a certain level of health insurance or face a tax...
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