Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

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The United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act after rejecting the latest challenge from Republicans and former President Donald Trump’s administration.

In a 7-2 ruling, the court said states lacked the legal right to challenge the ruling, finding that a contested provision had not been injurious. Justices Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch dissented.

Plaintiffs do not have standing to challenge §5000A(a)’s minimum essential coverage provision because they have not shown a past or future injury fairly traceable to defendants’ conduct enforcing the specific statutory provision they attack as unconstitutional,” the ruling reads.

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