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Behind the Waning Support for ACA's Individual Mandate

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's individual mandate had solid backing from the public two years ago, survey data shows.  Now the mandate is in serious trouble—not from the public, but from the courts. What's going on?

1 comments on "Behind the Waning Support for ACA's Individual Mandate"
Kent (2/4/2011 at 1:48 PM)

December, 2010, CNN/Opinions Dynamics poll, Americans still oppose the individual mandate provisions that requires all individuals to purchase health care insurance by a 60% to 38% margin. Oh, right, if the public new that the government(read: higher taxes) and employers (read: higher cost of goods to consumers)were required to contribute they would be OK with the individual mandate? Really?