The end of the Beginning or the beginning of the End? Details to follow.
Because the individual mandate is unconstitutional and not severable,
the entire Act must be declared void. This has been a difficult decision
to reach, and I am aware that it will have indeterminable implications.
At a time when there is virtually unanimous agreement that health care
reform is needed in this country, it is hard to invalidate and strike
down a statute titled “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.”