The Republicans initiated this case to kill Obamacare. Instead, the court wound up making it stronger.
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"[J]ustices don't typically read such passages in isolation -- they read them in context, to discern how a statute is supposed to function. Doing so, Roberts said, cleared up the ambiguity. Clearly Congress intended for those tax credits to be available everywhere. Otherwise, he noted, the law wouldn’t work properly; in states without the subsidies, insurance markets would fall apart."Roberts' opinion continues:
“In every case we must respect the role of the Legislature, and take care not to undo what it has done. . . . A fair reading of legislation demands a fair understanding of the legislative plan. Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them.”
“Our ancestors were literally fighting to continue to keep human beings as slaves. . . . I am not proud of that heritage. . . These practices were inhumane and wrong, wrong, wrong. . . . It is time to acknowledge our past, atone for our sins, and work for a better future. That future cannot be built on symbols of war, hate, and divisiveness.”Calling the Confederate flag "an emblem from a war that is long over and one that has been tied to racism," Thurmond continued:
“I am proud to take a stand and no longer be silent. . . . We must take down the Confederate flag and we must take it down now. But if we stop there, we have cheated ourselves out of an opportunity to start a different conversation about healing in our state. . . . [I am] proud to be on the right side of history regarding the removal of this symbol of racism and bigotry from the Statehouse.”