Poll: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare
In a 5-4 vote, the justices let stand all sections of the President's healthcare legislation, including the mandated insurance requirement for all Americans, but what do you think?
In a split decision, the U.S. Surpreme Court let stand President Obama's healthcare legislation, including the controversial individual health insurance mandate many thought would be singled out for rejection.
According to Huffington Post's Mike Sacks, the Court said the individual mandate is Constitutional as a tax, but it is not valid as an exercise of Congress' commerce clause power, which is the position taken by the Obama administration.
Take part in the poll and add comments on why you think the Court was right or wrong.
Chief Justice Johns Roberts wrote the opinion, and he was joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan in the majority decision.
Read more about the health care law:
Health Reform in Action – An examination offered by the White House
Health Care Law – A Huffington Post presentation of stories and commentary on health care law.