Monday, 14 November 2011 12:36
Louisiana Gov. Jindal Responds To Supreme Court's Decision To Decide Healthcare Law
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jindal-differenceGovernor Bobby Jindal pulled no punches as he released the following statement today on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to review President Obama’a  healthcare law. The Supreme Court will hear the lawsuit brought by 26 states, including the State of Louisiana.

  “We’re pleased that the Supreme Court has decided to take up the state’s lawsuit and we look forward to the Court’s action to stop the unconstitutional expansion of the federal government. This is a showdown over American freedoms and the principles of federalism, and we expect the Court to agree that it’s simply unconstitutional for the federal government to force Americans to buy a certain product as a requirement of being an American.

 “Not only is the President’s healthcare law unconstitutional, it’s also an awful policy for Louisiana and our entire country. Instead of improving healthcare services for Americans, the only thing Obamacare accomplishes is more spending and higher taxes.”

The Supreme Court will hear arguments over the Obama administration's healthcare law, according to the White House.

According to USA today, a ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (which opponents term as Obamacare) is expected in June, following oral arguments in March.  

The following is posted on the White House website:

The Supreme Court announced today that it would consider the legal challenges to President Obama’s historic health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act.

Earlier this year, the Obama Administration asked the Supreme Court to hear the case against the Affordable Care Act in order to put the challenges to rest and continue moving forward with implementing the law, which will lower the cost of health care for all Americans while ensuring more people are able to access the care they need.

The Affordable Care Act will:

 

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