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Appeals court to hear Pacific Legal Foundation challenge to the ACA
Sacramento Business Journal

Almost two years since the U.S. Supreme Court approved the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act, the Sacramento-based Pacific Legal Foundation gets a shot in appeals court this week at unwinding the mandate based on how it was enacted. In June 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that a penalty levied on people who fail to buy insurance under the ACA is a tax because it requires payment to the federal government from people who decide not to buy insurance.