In the USA Today, write:and Jonathan H. Adler
Even if the Affordable Care Act survives its first Supreme Court test … the lawsuits won’t end. Citizens have already filed challenges to what critics call the law’s “death panel” and its impact on privacy rights, religious liberty and physician-owned hospitals. Still another potential lawsuit poses as great a threat to the law as the case now before the high court.
Under the guise of implementing the law, the Internal Revenue Service has announced it will impose a tax of up to $3,000 per worker on employers whom Congress has not authorized a tax. To make things more interesting: If the IRS doesn’t impose that unauthorized tax, the whole law could collapse.
Read the whole article: If ObamaCare survives the Supreme Court, legal battle has just begun.
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