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Federal Judge Rejects Commerce Clause Argument, Finds PPACA Health Insurance Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Va. -- (Mealey's) A Virginia federal judge on Dec. 13 held that the individual mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is unconstitutional and severed it from the rest of the act; the judge denied the plaintiff's request for injunctive relief ( Commonwealth...