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26 states defeat Obamacare: Federal court rules it unconstitutional

By Tom Fitton
Judicial Watch

A decision by a federal court in Florida sent shock waves through the Obama administration on Monday. Judge Roger Vinson ruled the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is commonly known, unconstitutional, in a consolidated lawsuit that involved 26 states challenging the law.

Federal Judge Rules ObamaCare Unconstitutional

First, a summary by the NYTimes:

“A federal judge in Virginia ruled on Monday that the keystone provision in the Obama health care law is unconstitutional, becoming the first judge to invalidate any part of the sprawling act and ensuring that appellate courts will receive contradictory opinions from below. The judge, Henry E. Hudson of Federal District Court in Richmond, said the law’s requirement that most Americans obtain insurance exceeded the regulatory authority granted to Congress under the Commerce Clause.”

Next, a Natural News interview with attorney Jonathan Emord, who is currently representing clients in a related court case in Ohio. You can listen to the interview at NaturalNews TV.

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