Health care debate in Supreme Court

More of the Supreme Court hearings into the Health Care law focused on the controversial requirement that nearly every American must buy health insurance.

Protestors passionate about the health care law surrounded the Supreme Court Tuesday .

Some fighting for it's survival, others eager to see the justices strike it down.

The Supreme Court is weighing the part of the law that requires nearly every American to buy health insurance or pay a penalty.

26 states are suing to stop the requirement from taking effect.

Solicitor General Donald Verrilli pressed the Obama Administration's case.

But the court's conservative justices had some sharp questions for him.

Based on Tuesday's arguments court watchers say the justices may be ready to strike down this part of the law - but the court won't issue its decision until June.

Justice Kennedy is often the swing vote on cases that divide the court.
On Tuesday, he said that allowing the government to force Americans to buy insurance would -quote- "change the relationship" between the government and its citizens.


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