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Reactions: The healthcare law under the judicial knife

The Wall Street Journal, December 14, 2010

The reactions to Judge Henry Hudson’s ruling striking down a key portion of the health-care law are coming in fast and furious. (Click here for our earlier post on the ruling; here for

A smattering from around the blogosphere and our own reporting:

Constitutional scholar Ilya Shapiro, writing at the Cato Institute’s Liberty blog:

Yes, Virginia, there are limits on federal power. Today is a good day for liberty. And a bad day for those who say that Congress is the arbiter of Congress’s powers. By striking down the individual mandate, Judge Hudson vindicated the idea that ours is a government of delegated and enumerated—and thus limited—powers.

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