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Appeals Court Rules Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

By on 8.12.11 | 1:35PM

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the individual mandate component of the health care bill signed into law by President Obama was unconstitutional. The court let the rest of the law stand. The opinion states, "It cannot be denied that the individual mandate is an unprecedented exercise of congressional power." It can be read here.

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