Thoughts on the federal district court ruling refusing to dismiss the Virginia health care lawsuit

Ilya Somin writing at The Volokh Conspiracy: “Federal District Judge Henry Hudson’s opinion refusing to dismiss Virginia’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Obama health care plan has several interesting aspects. The suit focuses primarily on a challenge to the ‘individual mandate’ element of the plan, which requires most American citizens and legal residents to purchase a government-approved health insurance plan by 2014 or pay a fine for nocompliance. Here are a few of the most important points covered in the opinion.”