The Constitutionality of Healthcare

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Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, answers the question "Are the healthcare bills pending in the House and Senate in 2009 unconstitutional?" and lays out why there's nothing illegal about requiring Americans to buy medical insurance in a 2009 Los Angeles Times op-ed.

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