Tuesday, September 27, 2011

ObamaCare Lawsuit Heading to The Supreme Court Early

Either the Obama administration blew a deadline or they are intentionally forgoing an extra step to on the road to the Supreme Court for ObamaCare. This could put a decision right smack in the middle of the 2012 election.


"Obama administration chose not to ask the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to re-hear a pivotal health reform case Monday, signaling that it’s going to ask the Supreme Court to decide whether President Barack Obama’s health reform law is constitutional.

The move puts the Supreme Court in the difficult position of having to decide whether to take the highly politically charged case in the middle of the presidential election.

The Justice Department is expected to ask the court to overturn an August decision by a panel of three judges in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals that found the law’s requirement to buy insurance is unconstitutional. The suit was brought by 26 states, the National Federation of Independent Business, and several individuals.

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