In his recent Christian Science Monitor editorial, Anthony Gregory asks the essential question – the one that politicians in D.C. almost never bring up – Is it Constitutional for Obama force you to buy health insurance?
Anthony’s short answer is spot on – “Nothing in the Constitution allows the individual mandate he proposes.” Here’s a little more:
The Constitution created a federal government limited to its enumerated powers. Everything Congress is allowed to do is spelled out in Article I. The 10th Amendment makes it explicit: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”
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