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Constitutional – Federal Health Care Challenge – Commerce Clause (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court strikes § 1501 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a provision that requires individuals to either obtain a minimum level of health insurance coverage or pay a penalty for failure to do so, and severs that provision from the act, as a violation of the Commerce Clause. Section 1501, ...