Does the ‘Interstate Commerce’ clause authorize congress to force us to buy health insurance?

By Publius Huldah
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Bill O’Reilly of Fox News recently asked attorneys Megyn Kelly and Lis Wiehl whether Congress has authority under The Constitution to require us to buy health insurance. Wiehl said Congress has the power under the “interstate commerce” clause; but Kelly said it would take “days and weeks of research” to answer the question.

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