Did the Supreme Court Set a Date?

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    Hello and good morning.

    Did I miss it? Did the Supreme Court set a date for when they are going to hand down their ruling about the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare)? I recall that it was reported they would make a ruling in June on the matter but I had not heard that the Court had set a date when they would make a ruling.

    Where I come down on it is this; I don't see how the government can force you to buy health insurance based on my reading of the Constitution. This isn't like auto liability insurance because you can opt out of driving; you can't opt out of living.

    For me, this is yet another reason why this nation needs to further perfect the Constitution. This sort of unpredictable ruling schedule.

    It's not happening here...let me repeat it...it is NOT happening here but a ruling overturning the ACA would be seen to many if not most as a body blow to the Obama administration. Again, the Roberts court isn't doing it but a court--one whose members are appointed by and approved by politicians--could be used as a political tool. Obviously, if this ruling were happening in August or September, there would be a much larger impact than it will have if it happens in June as was reported it would be--next week I suppose.

    Again, the Roberts court is set to rule next week. However, there doesn't seem to be anything preventing the Court from handing down rulings whenever they wish and this could easily be used for political purposes.
     
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    The ruling is expected to come some time early next week.
     
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    How can the Supreme Court rule against it? It was passed Democratically! Doesn't that make it "unprecedented"?
     
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    It was passed 'Democratically', alright. Several Senators had to be bribed in order to go along with it!
     
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    Do you have proof of this wild accusation, or is it just another in the long line of fabricated right wing lies?
     
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    If you're sick or injured and don't have insurance, can the ambulance/emergency room opt out of providing service? I don't see how your analysis holds water. We're supposed to be making health care affordable, but the opponents seem to be giving a thumbs up to free loaders! IMO, it's the price we need to pay to live in the kind of country where that wouldn't happen
     
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    Yes, if you are comparing Constitutional reading to Constitutional reading.
     
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    my own personal opinion is that we are forced to pay for social security insurance. we are forced to buy car insurance. we are forced to pay for wars we don't agree on. we have to abide by federal regulations passed under the commerce clause, etc. the only difference is that the people whose idea it was in the first place no longer care for it b/c it was signed off on by this president.

    the court *should* uphold it... but with this court. eh...

    if you want to watch the court, go to SCOTUSblog

    SCOTUSblog
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3OVcI6yDQI]Health Care Bribes - YouTube[/ame]
     
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