Conservatives Encouraged by Justice Kennedy’s Comments on Individual Mandate

March 28, 2012 @

(CNSNews.com) – A conservative civil liberties group says it is encouraged by Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, in which Justice Anthony Kennedy raised “serious questions about the constitutionality” of Obamacare’s individual mandate, which would force most Americans to purchase health insurance.

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is challenging ObamaCare on behalf of more than 100 members of Congress and nearly 145,000 Americans, noted that Justice Kennedy is presumed to be the swing vote in the anticipated 5-4 ruling:

At Tuesday’s session, Justice Kennedy seemed skeptical about individual mandate, calling such an idea “unprecedented.”

“Can you create commerce in order to regulate it?” Kennedy asked the Obama administration’s attorney.

Later, Kennedy asked the attorney if he could “help me with this.”

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One Comment → “Conservatives Encouraged by Justice Kennedy’s Comments on Individual Mandate”


  1. Horace

    5 years ago

    The end of Nobamacare and Dems are to near.


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