Is the High Court Right to Support ObamaCare?

In a 110-page decision Thursday, the Supreme Court affirmed its support for a major health reform that will transform how care is delivered. Was the court correct?

The Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, ruled in support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Thursday.

The landmark decision is likely to affect every American for years to come.

Most immediately, it will enable the health care reforms – passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama – to take effect. They had been mired in lawsuits in lower courts.

What do you think? Was it the right decision for you and your family? Voice your views in the comments section below.

Dubbed ObamaCare, the reform package mandates that everyone pay into the health care coverage system. It requires individuals not covered by an employer or the government to buy health insurance.

The ruling focused on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law. The decision enables the federal government to levy tax penalties on individuals who do not have health insurance.

Just as motorists must have a driver license, individuals will have to carry health insurance.

CNN is describing the ruling as a major victory for the Obama Administration and a likely topic of contentious debate in the presidential campaign.

Do you think that the nation's highest court ruled correctly by supporting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Let us know in the comments below.

Dick Cheney July 02, 2012 at 12:31 PM
Republicants are sore losers. Get over it.
Torrey Craig July 02, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Its all about jobs, opportunities and the political environment here. Over the past decade 781 public officials where convicted of felonies related to their performance in office. Of recent college graduates in Florida 65% or so are currently actively seeking employment outside of Florida. The GDP of Florida over the past 2 years has increased at about 0.5% while the nation has shown an increase of about four times that rate. Look at the numbers and ask what do they tell YOU ???
Paul Ray July 03, 2012 at 09:17 AM
Perhaps the American public is a bit upset about being lied to once again by the current administration? A tax cannot be called reformed, it is still a tax
Paul Ray July 03, 2012 at 09:19 AM
The GDP in Florida not increasing as much as the rest of the country does seem to be a no brainer. Our principal cash influx is generated by what? Tourism, and the country has been in a what? Recession, so really?
BlFalconskeep July 26, 2012 at 03:33 AM
Im neither republican or democrat. I look at the issue, weigh it for what it says, look at what our constitution says, look at its impact on myself, my family, my community and my state and make an educated decision as to how to feel about it. This "law" or whatever they want to call it is bad for ourselves, our family, our communities, our state and our country. The problems it will cause overall are exponential. Truly read what it says, do the math, look at small business owners, doctors and other areas then look at the constitution. Ask yourself if it is truly right. Then look in the mirror and see of you are one of the illegal immigrants here that the rest of us will pay medical for. If you are one, then you will see this as a good thing. If you aren't one, then you will tell the government NO on this and keep thier hands out of your bank account and personal business.


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