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Judge: Suit over health overhaul can go to trial

Posted on Oct 18, 2010 in Uncategorized

By MELISSA NELSON (AP) – 1 hour ago PENSACOLA, Fla. — A federal judge ruled Thursday that parts of a lawsuit by 20 states seeking to void the Obama administration’s health care overhaul can go to trial, saying he wants hear additional arguments from both sides over whether the law is unconstitutional. In a written ruling, U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson said it needs to be decided whether the plan violates the Constitution by requiring individuals to have health insurance or be penalized through taxes and by overburdening the states by expanding their Medicaid programs. Another...

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