The College of the Ozarks, a small Christian college in Point Lookout, Mo., has filed suit against the federal government over the mandate requiring employers to provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive and abortifacient drugs.
It's only a matter of time if Obamacare is not repealed before the country faces too many people getting so-called "free" insurance, which the government can't afford and so must employ cost-cutting measures, which will include rationing and a reduction in quality.
In a political climate where "status quo" is a four-letter word and anger is the electorate's prime mover, the 5-4 ruling in favor of the White House may actually be a political boon to social and religious conservatives -- giving them a potent issue to rally supporters.
In an outcome very few court experts predicted after hearing the oral arguments, the Supreme Court left the Affordable Care Act of 2010 largely untouched. Chief Justice John Roberts limited the ruling to say that the individual mandate’s penalty for not having health insurance counted as a tax increase.