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Health-Care Law Goes to Appeals Courts, States Weigh Enforcement
San Francisco Chronicle

The fight over President Barack Obama’s health-care law, after federal judges split on whether it’s constitutional, is headed to three U.S. appeals courts as states examine whether the statute is enforceable.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires citizens over age 18 to obtain health coverage as part of the Obama administration’s goal of near-universal health care.