Around one hundred lawsuits challenging the president’s signature policy achievement are currently making their way through the courts.
Some of these lawsuits challenge very specific parts of the law, while others are challenging the law in its entirety. Here is a list of the six major legal challenges to the law.
1. Legal Taking of Private Property
Hotze v. Sebelius challenges the constitutionality of the employer mandate. The Fifth Amendment prohibits the government from taking private property for public use without “just compensation.” Steve Hotze, a doctor in
, is arguing that
Obamacare violates this “takings clause” by mandating that his business give
money to another business, specifically an insurance company, without any