POLL: Should the Supreme Court Overturn Obama’s Health Care Law?

The country's highest court is set to rule Thursday on the Affordable Care Act.

It’s an epic decision that could change the way health care is approached in the United States.

So what do Prince George's residents think about it? Tell us in the comments or take our poll.

The Supreme Court is scheduled to decide Thursday, according to Huffington Post, on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, signed into law March 23, 2010.

The Supreme Court’s decision will include a ruling on the constitutionality of the law's “individual mandate” requiring all U.S. citizens to buy health insurance.

Opponents of the mandate say it’s an unprecedented exercise of congressional power—requiring people to buy something—and could be expanded to cars to help the auto industry, or even broccoli.

Obama has argued that the commerce clause in the Constitution allows Congress to regulate health care, and that expanding coverage would lower costs, according to the Economist, which summarizes both the supporting and opposing arguments to the issues that have been debated at the high court. 

In Maryland, about 750,000 people were uninsured between 2009 and 2010, according to Linda Bartnyska, chief of cost and quality analysis at the Maryland Health Care Commission.

Bill June 25, 2012 at 07:12 PM
Stupid is as Stupid does....there are many people unaware that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides very necessary coverage for our kids. In many cases, dental and other health issues could cause a family to become bankrupt overnight without the ACA. However, there so very many Americans who have not received the full story on the pitfalls, yet who have received an exceptional amount of information on B...S... It's just too bad that so many members of Congress care more about their profits than true Patriotism.
albertztrinh June 26, 2012 at 09:31 AM
I just read online about Man robs bank to get medical care in jail and presented the view that if the United States had a health-care system which offered people more government support, he wouldn't have had to make the choice he did but wish somebody told him about "Penny Health" hey i am just trying to find a solution
tcmitssr June 26, 2012 at 11:50 PM
The Federal government has no business: zero, zip, nada, nothing... in terms of mandating anything with regards to health care. Less than half of Americans under Obama's socialist medical proposal will pay for more than half of the rest of the country's health care. What happens when the minority of taxpayers gets tired of paying and switches to the other side? Who's going to pay for those of us paying the majority of the freight now? January 20th and the inauguration of President Romney can't come soon enough! Moreso the opening of a stronger and larger majority of conservative Republicans in the House and a new, conservative Republican majority in the Senate! Obama must go in 2012!!!


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