Can the Government Force Fat People to Join Weight Watchers?
That’s not just an outlandish headline designed to make you click through to this article. It’s a question George Will once asked on ABC. And it’s a question that nine Supreme Court Justices will be asking themselves next Spring.
Can the federal government force you to eat fruits and vegetables every day? Can the federal government force you to buy a GM car? Can the federal government force you to buy health insurance?
Early next year the Supreme Court will decide whether Obamacare’s mandate, that every American buy health insurance, is allowed under the Constitution.