Can the Federal Government Mandate Health Insurance?

If Massachusetts can force its citizens to buy health insurance or if other states can force their citizens to buy car insurance, why can’t the federal government force us all to buy health insurance? Well the answer, from a constitutional perspective, is relatively straightforward. It’s because the federal government is a government of limited and…

[Archive] Constitutional dilemmas: Obama's health-care package

debate concerns the Affordable Care Act which is President Obama's health care reform legislation passed in 2010 much of the reform is a regulation of the health care insurance industry and one of the stated goals is to increase the number of people who have health insurance and specifically those who would be denied because…