Affordable Care Act Winning 3-2

On Tuesday another Federal District judge upheld the Affordable Care Act of 2010 against charges that Congress acted outside its commerce clause powers. This brings the five-ruling total to three rulings in favor of the laws constitutionality and two rulings against.

In other news, the Justice Department has effectively extended federal benefits to same-sex couples, after President Obama declared the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

From the NY Times.

Read Judge Kessler’s 02/22/11 opinion upholding Obamacare (Congress acting within commerce clause powers).

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