One-Year Individual Mandate Delay Wouldn’t Cripple ObamaCare

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 28, 2013 12:23 PM
There’s no question that the individual mandate is the center of the ObamaCare universe. Many other provisions are crucial to the law, but none to the extent of the individual mandate. This is what made John Roberts’ decision last June to abandon originalism by constitutionally validating the individual mandate tax-penalty so painful. Regardless of where the court came down on severability, the law could not have effectively functioned without the mandate intact.