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Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Reform

Health care mandate stands in 5-4 Supreme Court decision Thursday. Should everyone be forced to buy health care insurance?

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Reform

President Obama's landmark health care reform law was upheld in a 5-4 Supreme Court decision Thursday. 

The main provision, which requires all Americans to buy health care insurance, will stand. The Affordable Care Act has been the source of partisan debate since it was enacted on March 23, 2010.

Up to 15 percent of New Yorkers, or nearly  2.9 million people statewide, are currently uninsured, according to The Associated Press. A state health insurance exchange would take effect January 2014.

Watch:  live coverage from The Huffington Post.

But how will this play in Massapequa among single parents and small business owners? Should everyone be forced to buy health care insurance?

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