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Obamacare and the risk of ‘positive rights’
Merced Sun-Star

The recent court decision striking down the linchpin provision of the health care bill is a reminder that what’s at stake is larger than the future of Obamacare. If this law passes constitutional muster, the question is whether the federal government can be constrained by any limits at all. At issue is the personal mandate, the part of the law that says everyone must buy health insurance or pay a penalty.