Federal Judge Declares Part of ObamaCare Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Declares Part of ObamaCare Unconstitutional

December 13th, 2010

Matthew Boyle, The Daily Caller

A  federal judge in Virginia has determined that the part of President  Barack Obama’s health care overhaul that requires all Americans to  purchase health insurance is unconstitutional.

U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson deemed that part of the law  unconstitutional in the first part of what is sure to be a case that  will end up in the Supreme Court. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli led the fight in his state.

“I am gratified we prevailed. This won’t be the final round, as this  will ultimately be decided by the Supreme Court, but today is a critical  milestone in the protection of the Constitution,” Cuccinelli said in a  statement.

Hudson said the part of the law that requires individuals to purchase  health insurance is unconstitutional because it “exceeds the  constitutional boundaries of congressional power.”

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