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By Harold Pease Ph D
Special to Anza Valley Outlook 

A New Supreme Court ruling on 'Obamacare'could still stand

 

Last updated 2/1/2019 at 2:14am



In mid-December 2018, Judge Reed O’Connor, a U.S. district judge for the Northern District of Texas, ruled that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, ending the individual mandate’s penalty, which is the heart of former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, also made “Obamacare” unconstitutional without it. Nineteen other state attorneys-general joined in the lawsuit Texas v. Azar. Likely, this matter is headed to the Supreme Court.

But the Supreme Court essentially resolved this question June 2012 with the same five to four composition of the court that now exists, when Chief Justice Joh...



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