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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces Wisconsin Joining 25 States to Petition the U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Health Care Law

 

“Wisconsin expects the Supreme Court will take this case, affirm the lower courts' decisions on the individual mandate component of the health care law, and validate our position that ObamaCare is an unconstitutional power grab by the federal government that tramples States' rights.”

 

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has announced that today Wisconsin joins 25 other states in a Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed with the U.S. Supreme Court to request that the Court address the constitutionality of the Obama Administration's health care law.

 

This request comes after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a Florida district court's decision striking down as unconstitutional the law's mandate that every person purchase health insurance but upholding the remainder of the law as being severable from the unconstitutional provision.

 

“Wisconsin expects the Supreme Court will take this case, affirm the lower courts' decisions on the individual mandate component of the health care law, and validate our position that ObamaCare is an unconstitutional power grab by the federal government that tramples States' rights,” Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said.

 

A copy of the Petition for Writ of Certiorari is available at the following link:

 

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