Daily Archives: October 8, 2010

Michigan Federal Judge Uphold Health Care Law

On Thursday A US Federal District Court Judge in Michigan rule in favor of the White House and Congress. Federal District Court Judge George Steeh refused to impose a temporary injunction against the Health Care Reform Law. Judge Steeh in his 20 page ruling.From The Detroit Free Press:

The  law known as the Affordable Care Act passed by Congress in March. Steeh also dismissed the major points of the suit — requiring Americans to buy health insurance and penalizing those who don’t starting in 2014.

Steeh is the first judge nationally to rule on accusations that Congress exceeded its constitutional authority by requiring most people to buy health insurance or face penalities.

The lawsuit was by four individuals  through the Thomas More Law Center in Ann Arbor, MI is appealing the ruling:

“I think it’s important that this decision be reversed to prevent Congress from overreaching the way it did in passing the original mandate,” said law center attorney Robert Muise. He predicted the case will wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court. His clients opposed being forced to buy health insurance.
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