The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act with a ruling released on Thursday. The court ruled very specifically on several points, including the constitutionality of the individual mandate — a provision that requires almost all Americans to purchase health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty.
The ruling may set some new legal precedents.
It also offers an opportunity to revisit the now-infamous broccoli analogy.
What was your reaction when you heard the news about the Supreme Court ruling? What questions do you still have?
- Lisa McElroy: Associate professor of law at Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law