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Certain portions of the recently passed health care reform law are in the headlines—and in the courts—as opponents of the legislation seek to roll back or repeal what they view as governmental overreach. The specific and most vociferous complaint is that the government’s mandate that everyone have health insurance is unconstitutional.
As of this writing, it’s unclear what future verdicts will be handed down by federal judges or whether the Supreme Court will eventually weigh in on the issue. It’s also uncertain what action—if any—state legislatures may take in terms of scaling back health care reform’s scope and power.