ObamaCare Watch: Will Today Be the Day?

Will today be the day we learn the fate of ObamaCare? At 10:00 a.m. ET this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue one or more decisions on cases argued during its 2011-2012 term, including the legal challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Get yourself prepared for what’s sure to be the most debated Supreme Court decision of the year with this selection from Reason’s coverage of the legal and political issues surrounding President Obama’s controversial health care overhaul.

ObamaCare on Trial. The libertarian legal movement threatens Barack Obama's signature law. By Damon Root.

The ObamaCare Tax? Regulation, taxation, and the insurance mandate. By Jacob Sullum.

Wonky Justice. The dubious policy assumptions behind ObamaCare's legal defense. By Peter Suderman.

What's Next if ObamaCare Is Struck Down? The political upside of ditching the health insurance mandate. By Peter Suderman.

Fair-Weather Federalists. Why conservatives and progressives should unite against an overweening national government. By Jacob Sullum.

The 4 Best Legal Arguments Against ObamaCare. Why the president's sweeping health care overhaul should be struck down by the Supreme Court. By Damon Root.

Don’t Buy It. The crazy constitutional logic of the individual insurance mandate. By Jacob Sullum.

The Liberal Legal Bubble. Liberals can't even imagine the opposition's arguments to the individual mandate. By Peter Suderman.

How Will the Supreme Court Rule on ObamaCare? Andrew Sullivan, Richard Epstein, and others place their final bets.

Click below to watch "Wheat, Weed, and ObamaCare: How the Commerce Clause Became All Powerful," the Reason.tv documentary cited on page 47 of U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson's decision striking down the individual mandate.

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  • Lord Humungus||

    wake me when we get a ruling.

  • sarcasmic||

    Is this the morning links?

  • Rich||

    Will today be the day we learn the fate of ObamaCare?


  • db||

    No. Remember Heller? This one gets to wait until the end of the week too. It's too important to let the dramatic tension off early.

  • Rich||

    "Uh, uhhh ... It's coming!"

  • ||

    Nope. They need the weekend to get out of town and hide after the ruling is made public either one way or the other.

  • ||

    This. No chance they release this until the very last day when they can hightail it on their helicopters or whatever fell beasts serve as their mounts these days.

  • Bardas Phocas||

    I'm trying to come up with titles for lefty documentaries about Obamacare:
    They shoot Brocolli, don't they?
    Kochtopus: How two brothers destroyed the sainted Obama and 10 billion Americans died of the plague.

  • Rich||

    "You have to see the film so you can find out what is in it"

  • Whiterun Guard||

    "Your money or your life."

  • Torontonian||

    "Your money AND your life."

  • RantoYang||

    That actually makes a lot of sense dude. Wow.


  • Ken Shultz||

    Just for the record, ObamaCare sucks even if it is constitutional.

  • Ken Shultz||

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Supreme Court will make its ruling on Thursday.

  • R C Dean||

    Not sure how they know that, but its probably right.

  • Tulpa the White||

    They just struck down most of the AZ immigration law.

    FU, Kennedy and Roberts.

  • Brandybuck||

    A good ruling on ObamaCare won't make up for the damage caused by Kelo, but it would be a start.

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