Why the health care ruling was not all bad for Republicans

While President Obama may have won the battle with the health care ruling yesterday, conservatives may have won the war. This is because the Supreme Court ruled definitively that the Commerce Clause of the Constitution does not give Congress the authority to force citizens to purchase a product. (Instead, they said it can impose a tax.) Regardless, this decision will likely drastically limit how broad the Commerce Clause can be interpreted for the government to be able to regulate interstate commerce in the future. See more here:






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