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11th Circuit Court Finds Individual Health Insurance Mandate Unconstitutional

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

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BOISE, Idaho — The Atlanta based 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the individual mandate of the Obama Health Care Act is unconstitutional.  The decision sides with the argument raised by 26 states including Idaho that the individual mandate that requires people to enter into contracts with private insurance companies.  The three justices on the panel lead by Chief Judge Joel Dubina said that provision “exceeds Congress enumerated commerce power”. Read more…