Supreme Court rejects broader legal challenge to Obamacare

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WASHINGTON, DC — A broader legal challenge to the Obamacare “employer mandate” was turned aside by the Supreme Court on Monday.

The justices, without comment, again refused to intervene in Liberty University’s long-running appeal of the Affordable Care Act.

It marked the second time in two years the court has declined to review the constitutionality of requirements for most large employers to offer a range of health insurance coverage for their workers.

While the Supreme Court for now will allow the employer mandate to go ahead, there are other pending lawsuits working their way through the lower federal courts, which could force an eventual constitutional showdown.

By Bill Mears

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