State AGs Attack 'Unconstitutional' Health Care Bill

Law360, New York (March 23, 2010, 4:35 PM EDT) -- Thirteen state attorneys general have filed a suit asking a federal court to declare the health care reform legislation President Barack Obama signed Tuesday unconstitutional.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a sweeping expansion of federal authority that runs afoul of the 10th Amendment and Article I of the Constitution, according to the suit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

The plaintiffs in the suit are the attorneys general of Florida, South Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Utah, Louisiana,...
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