Judge Henry Hudson

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13 Dec, 2010

The Affordable Care Act is Unconstitutional

2019-03-18T18:48:10-05:00December 13th, 2010|Tags: , , , |

Federal District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson ruled on Monday that the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate requiring citizens to purchase health care insurance amounts to an unconstitutional expansion of the Commerce Clause. The historic 42-page ruling can be found here.  If the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms this decision and other courts find [...]

10 Dec, 2010

The President Acknowledges that the Pre-Existing Injuries Portion of the Affordable Care Act could also be in Jeopardy

2019-03-18T18:48:11-05:00December 10th, 2010|Tags: , , , |

Randy Barnett, at The Volokh Conspiracy, posted this article about a fact sheet recently provided by the White House. The fact sheet addresses the pending constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate currently before Judge Henry Hudson. In anticipation of a ruling, the White House admitted that should the individual mandate be held unconstitutional, the portion of the Act requiring insurance companies to accept and cover people with pre-existing injuries would likewise fall. The fact sheet explained: