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On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the individual health insurance mandate is constitutional.
According to the Huffington Post, the central provision of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act has upheld the mandate as a tax.
Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan joined in the majority.
For details of the ruling, click here.