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InsiderOnline Blog: August 2010

The Problems All Started with Wickard v. Philburn

Obamacare supporters claim that the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution does indeed give Congress the power to force everyone to buy health insurance. If that’s true then Congress really can do anything it wants and we do not have a government of limited and enumerated powers after all. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court has already given an expansive interpretation of what the Commerce Clause allows Congress to do. Watch this Reason video to learn more about how the Commerce Clause has come to be regarded by some as a blank check for government regulation.  

Posted on 08/27/10 10:12 AM by Alex Adrianson

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