Health Care Reform: Steps Closer to U.S. Supreme Court Hearing

By Scott Sarvay

August 12, 2011 Updated Aug 12, 2011 at 5:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A Federal Appeals Court in Atlanta has struck down a portion of the Federal Health Care Law that mandates that individuals buy health insurance or face a penalty.

Indiana was one of 26 states fighting the mandate which the court found "unconstitutional."

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller issued the following statement:

"This ruling on the states' respectful challenge brings the case one-step closer to the United States Supreme Court where ultimately this needs to be decided."

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