Which Supreme Court Judges Voted For Obamacare? Vote Count
The US Supreme Court Announced a Ruling in Favor of Obamacare on June 28, 2012. Who Voted For Obamacare?
The United States Supreme Court announced a landmark decision on June 28, 2012, voting in favor of U.S. Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
“The Affordable Care Act’s requirement that certain individuals pay a financial penalty for not obtaining health insurance may reasonably be characterized as a tax,” wrote Chief Justice John Roberts.
“Because the Constitution permits such a tax, it is not our role to forbid it, or to pass upon its wisdom or fairness,” said Roberts.
Which Judges Voted For Obamacare?
The Obamacare vote was 5-4. Who voted for Obamacare? Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Elena Kagan. Those in dissent were Justices Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas.
The Twitterverse has responded with #CNNheadlines, but no such response for Fox. The reason for this is clear for most news consumers, but, to spell it out, Mother Jones tweets, "On #SCOTUS, CNN has its "Dewey defeats Truman" moment. Fox News just has a moment."