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Supreme Court Upholds ObamaCare
2012-06-28 10:42:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Supreme Court has just declared ObamaCare, Obama´s highly controversial healthcare reform program, to be constitutional. In a 5 to 4 decision, the Court has ruled that Congress now has the power to enforce the mandate under its power to levy taxes. Chief Justice John Roberts helped drive this decision, as he lent his support to the liberal wing. Twenty-six states had sued over the law which required individuals to...

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2012-03-30 12:38:16

It is likely we won't know the outcome of President Obama's much-debated historic health care plan until June, but the justices of the Supreme Court will likely have an idea before the upcoming weekend begins, as they meet today, Friday March 29, to vote on the case. Yet, even if the Supreme Court strikes the measure down, possibly ruling the law unconstitutional, California's Governor Jerry Brown vowed he will push forward to get elements of the bill passed in his state. Health and...

2011-06-29 18:36:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the Supreme Court voted 7-2 to overturn a California law that would ban the sale of violent video games to minors, there is growing sentiment among parents and legislators that something needs to be done to protect children from exposure to these disturbing images and experiences. Attorney Dylan Reeves of the law firm of Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC, was published in the Alabama Law Review on this issue and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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