ObamaCare Watch: Will Today Be the Day?
Will today be the day we learn the fate of
ObamaCare? At 10:00 a.m. ET this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court is
expected to issue one or more decisions on cases argued during its
2011-2012 term, including the legal challenge to the Patient
Protection and Affordable Care Act. Get yourself prepared for
what’s sure to be the most debated Supreme Court decision of the
year with this selection from Reason’s coverage of the
legal and political issues surrounding President Obama’s
controversial health care overhaul.
on Trial. The libertarian legal movement threatens Barack
Obama’s signature law. By Damon Root.
ObamaCare Tax? Regulation, taxation, and the insurance mandate.
By Jacob Sullum.
Justice. The dubious policy assumptions behind ObamaCare’s
legal defense. By Peter Suderman.
What’s Next if ObamaCare Is Struck Down? The political upside
of ditching the health insurance mandate. By Peter Suderman.
Federalists. Why conservatives and progressives should unite
against an overweening national government. By Jacob Sullum.
The 4 Best Legal Arguments Against ObamaCare. Why the
president’s sweeping health care overhaul should be struck down by
the Supreme Court. By Damon Root.
It. The crazy constitutional logic of the individual insurance
mandate. By Jacob Sullum.
Liberal Legal Bubble. Liberals can’t even imagine the
opposition’s arguments to the individual mandate. By Peter
How Will the Supreme Court Rule on ObamaCare? Andrew Sullivan,
Richard Epstein, and others place their final bets.
Click below to watch “Wheat, Weed, and ObamaCare: How the
Commerce Clause Became All Powerful,” the Reason.tv documentary
on page 47 of U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson’s decision
striking down the individual mandate.