Supreme Court upholds Obamacare

BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO

Reports from the New York Times, SCOTUSblog, and MSNBC say that the Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote has upheld the Affordable Care Act.

The law, which has become known as Obamacare, is President Obama’s signature piece of first-term legislation.

The court’s decision appears to interpret the law’s requirement to purchase health insurance as a tax, with the majority opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts.

The decision is major victory for President Obama and a strong rebuke for Republicans, including presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, who has vowed to strike down the law.

2 comments

  1. j jongen · · Reply

    Leave it to our CITY NEWS to scoop every local news service on this GREAT news. We like CITY even more than before. It’s party time :)

  2. […] such as the national disability rights grassroots group ADAPT, is very excited about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act as a validation of the Act’s opportunities for people with […]

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