Awaiting the Supreme Court's Health C...

Awaiting the Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling

There are 2 comments on the The New York Times story from Jun 22, 2012, titled Awaiting the Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling. In it, The New York Times reports that:

The core question before the court is whether the Commerce Clause in Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 of the Constitution grants the federal government the authority to mandate individual Americans to purchase specified, minimally adequate health insurance coverage from private health insurers.

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Jeff Kelly

South Windsor, CT

#1 Jun 22, 2012
There is no middle ground on this one because if the Supreme Court says it fails to grant the federal lawmaking process this right then Social Security, MediCare, MedicAid,and state mandates to buy auto insurance are ALL challengeable under that sort of ruling. So it is going to either a RADICAL CHANGE in the law or maintaining the status quo in allowing that right to the federal lawmaking process. We'll see!!
Churmudgeon

Mountain Home, AR

#2 Jun 22, 2012
No auto insurance is a different horse. What the health care plan does is require a person to pay for goods & services that they did not personally order. A far a social security & medi care those are ponzi schemes and are probably unconstitional as well. Medicade & SSI is welfare those folks never paid in to social security.

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