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== State of Virginia v. Federal Department of Health and Human Services  ==
 
== State of Virginia v. Federal Department of Health and Human Services  ==
  
The State of Virginia has filed a [http://blogs.findlaw.com/courtside/2010/03/va-sues-over-patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act.html case in federal court challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act]. The State disagrees with the [[Barack Obama|Obama Administration's]] position that the [[Commerce Clause|Commerce Clause]] and the [[Necessary and Proper Clause|Necessary and Proper Clause]] empowers the federal government to regulate and tax a citizen's decision not to participate interstate commerce, i.e. buy private health insurance. The federal judge, Henry Hudson, refused the [[Barack Obama|Administration]] motion to dismiss the case which will proceed in federal court. The judge's memorandum opinion is [http://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Hudson-ruling-on-health-care-8-2-10.pdf here]. Does Judge Hudson's decision comport with constitutional standards? [[User:FindLaw Sarah|FindLaw Sarah]]<br>
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The State of Virginia has filed a [http://blogs.findlaw.com/courtside/2010/03/va-sues-over-patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act.html case in federal court challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act]. The State disagrees with the [[Barack Obama|Obama Administration's]] position that the [[Commerce Clause|Commerce Clause]] and the [[Necessary and Proper Clause|Necessary and Proper Clause]] empowers the federal government to regulate and tax a citizen's decision not to participate interstate commerce, i.e. buy private health insurance. The federal judge, Henry Hudson, refused the [[Barack Obama|Administration]] motion to dismiss the case which will proceed in federal court. The judge's memorandum opinion is [http://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Hudson-ruling-on-health-care-8-2-10.pdf here]. Does Judge Hudson's decision comport with constitutional standards? [[User:FindLaw Sarah|FindLaw Sarah]] 17:34, 11 August 2010 (UTC) <br>

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What do Americans think of the health care bill? Gallup polls show sentiment has remained pretty consistent and even... FindLaw Nira 23:35, 13 May 2010 (UTC)


State of Virginia v. Federal Department of Health and Human Services

The State of Virginia has filed a case in federal court challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The State disagrees with the Obama Administration's position that the Commerce Clause and the Necessary and Proper Clause empowers the federal government to regulate and tax a citizen's decision not to participate interstate commerce, i.e. buy private health insurance. The federal judge, Henry Hudson, refused the Administration motion to dismiss the case which will proceed in federal court. The judge's memorandum opinion is here. Does Judge Hudson's decision comport with constitutional standards? FindLaw Sarah 17:34, 11 August 2010 (UTC)

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