In the first day of oral arguments over the 2010 Affordable Care Act, most of the nine Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical of arguments that it is too soon to even think about ruling on the law’s constitutionality. All 90 minutes of arguments on Monday centered on a law called the Anti-Injunction Act, which prevents citizens from challenging a tax until that tax has been imposed and paid. The health care law requires everyone to have health insurance or pay a fine, and the issue being debated on Monday was whether that fine amounts to a tax. Here’s how some of the justices weighed in:
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