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The Supreme Court on Thursday morning will deliver its opinion on President Barack Obama's health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Twenty six states filed a lawsuit against the law: They are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

My post on how the Supreme Court justices may vote is HERE.

An analysis of the issues in the case, by Lyle Denniston of the ScotusBlog.com is HERE

Here are helpful links for sources about the law and the legal case: Florida, et al., Petitioners v. Department of Health and Human Services, et al.

RESOURCES

Link to existing health care law: http://www.healthcare.gov/law/full/

Link to timeline to implement existing law: http://www.healthcare.gov/law/timeline/index.html#event9-pane

Link to Supreme Court: http://www.supremecourt.gov/

Link to Supreme Court case file and briefs: http://www.supremecourt.gov/docket/ppaaca.aspx

There were three days of oral arguments.

Link to March 26 session:
http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/11-398-Monday.pdf

Link to March 27 session:
http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/11-398-Tuesday.pdf

Link to March 28 session:
http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/11-400.pdf

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