Commerce Clause

A federal court of appeals has ruled unanimously that the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act is a valid exercise of Congress’s constitutional power to regulate commerce.  The employer mandate requires employers with more than 50 full-time employees to provide affordable health coverage or pay a penalty.  The plaintiffs argued that the Commerce Clause of the Constitution does not give Congress the power to force employers to purchase health insurance for their employees.
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