Opinion piece by HHS Secretary
Politico - Kathleen Sebelius
When the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the Affordable Care Act later this month, it will not be the first to consider its constitutionality.
Congress carefully weighed its authority in writing the law. And a majority of lower-court judges who have ruled on it, including some of the leading conservatives on the bench, have agreed that it’s constitutional. In fact, it was Reagan appointee Laurence Silberman who declared last year that challenges to the law have no support “in either the text of the Constitution or Supreme Court precedent.”