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Supreme court revives challenge
to Obama health law

Reuters, by Jonathan Stempel *

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Posted By:Ken M., 11/26/2012 11:48:15 AM

Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived a challenge to President Barack Obama´s healthcare reforms, allowing a Christian college to pursue litigation raising First Amendment objections to a law that the court mostly upheld in June. Liberty University, based in Lynchburg, Virginia, had challenged both the individual mandate, which required all people to obtain insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty, and a separate mandate requiring large employers to provide coverage for workers. In September 2011, a federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, said it lacked jurisdiction

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/26/2012 11:55:48 AM     (No. 9034347)

I hope the Founding Fathers haunt this Court, and especially John Roberts. May he never have a peaceful sleep at night again.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 11/26/2012 12:01:39 PM     (No. 9034358)

Roberts will not back down. He is the Dems fox watching the henhouse or doncha know.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 11/26/2012 12:09:41 PM     (No. 9034371)

I have zero confidence in any of our three branches of government. The press, which should be a watchdog for liberty is actively working with the forces of darkness and a significant portion of our people are enjoying the bliss ogf ignorance as they trade their god given rights for material goodies and pleasures of the flesh. It´s too late.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: janylou, 11/26/2012 12:21:29 PM     (No. 9034394)

I read that the 4th Circus is about as liberal as the 9th which is why they refused to hear the case in the first place. I doubt the outcome will be different with them now having to hear it. I wonder if Roberts is having second thoughts. He has to know his family as well as future generations will be affected by this bad law.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/26/2012 12:27:32 PM     (No. 9034405)

This is very good news. I haven´t lost faith in the Court. Maybe Roberts previous opinion was an anomaly or maybe he´s learned a lesson. Nonetheless, he has otherwise been an excellent Chief Justice and will do the correct thing this time around.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 11/26/2012 12:31:01 PM     (No. 9034407)

I too have no faith in the SCOTUS to protect anything in the First Amendment.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/26/2012 12:32:49 PM     (No. 9034410)

#5. When the Roberts Court announced the decision, there were some far out people speculating about Obama having "something" on Roberts. I brushed it off, believing in the integrity of Roberts, and thinking not even Obama would use blackmail.
After the Petraeus fiasco, and his first testimony (which was a lie) followed by his correction...I wonder if there was something to The speculation about Roberts after all.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/26/2012 1:33:32 PM     (No. 9034509)

Hey Roberts, a chance to reclaim your integrity...the word tax isn´t in the bill so how did you devine it to save the Libs law?

Get it RIGHT this time!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: LAW428, 11/26/2012 1:35:00 PM     (No. 9034513)

"Rebellion to tyranny is obedience to God."
---Thomas Jefferson

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/27/2012 12:40:55 AM     (No. 9035258)

How does it stand that Muzlims can get a waiver, but Christians can´t ?

Religious bias ?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: E Unum Pluribus, 5/14/2013 2:42:24 PM     (No. 9326909)

This article is stale-dated.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: pineledger, 5/14/2013 2:44:17 PM     (No. 9326915)

D´ya think Roberts can get it right this time?

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