Ten years after passage, Affordable Care Act seems likely to survive latest Supreme Court challenge

November 8, 2020, USA Today, Richard Wolf – When the Supreme Court rescued the Affordable Care Act five years ago from the second concerted effort to have it struck down, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia mused, “We really should start calling this law ‘SCOTUScare.'” The quip from the leader of the court’s conservative wing, who died the following year, was in response to his colleagues’ dual rulings in 2012 and 2015 upholding President Barack Obama’s signature legislative achievement, which came to be known as Obamacare. Even Chief Justice John Roberts smiled at the remark, and for good reason. He has presided over the health care law’s protection since its enactment in 2010. And this week, as opponents drag the statute back into court again, he appears poised to have the last laugh. View Story.

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