Supreme Court Will Hear Health Care Challenges

The Supreme Court just confirmed it will hear oral arguments in challenges that have been raised to the health care overhaul signed into law by President Obama.

According to ScotusBlog, the case will likely be heard in late March.

Our friends over at the Shots blog will have much more.

Update at 11:08 a.m. ET: Shots' post is now here. It says, in part:

"The justices are seeking to examine three major questions.

"First, whether Congress had the power to enact the so-called "minimum coverage" provision of the act, also known as the individual mandate. ...

"Second, if Congress lacked that power under the Constitution, whether the mandate provision can be considered separately from the rest of the law. ...

"Finally, the justices want to examine whether all of the cases brought against the law so far are premature because of a law called the Anti-Injunction Act."



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