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Health Care Bill Could Face String of Legal Challenges

Posted By admin On December 23, 2009 @ 5:33 am In Featured Stories,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

FOXNews.com [1]
Wednesday, Dec 23rd, 2009

Organizations and lawmakers opposed to the health care reform package are getting their legal briefs in a bunch, threatening to challenge the constitutionality of the sweeping overhaul should it make its way to President Obama’s desk.

Organizations and lawmakers opposed to the health care reform package are getting their legal briefs in a bunch, threatening to challenge the constitutionality of the sweeping overhaul should it make its way to President Obama’s desk. 

Republicans have agreed to allow the Democratic-led Senate to move up the time for a final vote to 8 a.m. Thursday so that lawmakers and their staff can go home for Christmas. But GOP supporters aren’t backing down on their threats to put a stop to the legislation using whatever legal means possible.

Two key issues seem to be attracting the bulk of the legal threats: a mandate for individuals to purchase health insurance and the special treatment that states like Nebraska are getting in the bill. 

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[3] Pelosi Tactic for Health-Care Vote Would Raise Legal Questions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pelosi-tactic-for-health-care-vote-would-raise-legal-questions.html

[4] Caterpillar: Health care bill would cost it $100M: http://www.prisonplanet.com/caterpillar-health-care-bill-would-cost-it-100m.html

[5] Idaho challenges national health care proposal; more states may follow: http://www.prisonplanet.com/idaho-challenges-national-health-care-proposal-more-states-may-follow.html

[6] Health Care Bill Gives Obama Power to Appoint Government ‘Commissioner’ With Sweeping Power to Dictate Health Coverage: http://www.prisonplanet.com/health-care-bill-gives-obama-power-to-appoint-government-commissioner-with-sweeping-power-to-dictate-health-coverage.html

[7] House Democrats pass health-care bill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/house-democrats-pass-health-care-bill.html

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