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Twenty-One States Support Lawsuit Challenging Reform

On Tuesday, attorneys general from 21 states filed an amicus brief with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of a Missouri-based lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the federal health reform law. The amicus brief states that the overhaul "rests on unprecedented assertions of federal authority, pushing even the most expansive conception of the federal government's constitutional powers past the breaking point."

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