U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act
In a stunning 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare that government subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans should be available to all who qualify.

The ruling supported the administration’s view that subsidies should be available for all low and moderate-income Americans no matter where they live, not just in states that have set up their own health insurance exchanges.

President Obama said, "if the court ruled against the law, insurance would become unaffordable again" for many Americans. "America would have gone backwards," he said. "That's not what we do." "Five years ago, after nearly a century of talk, decades of trying, a year of bipartisan debate, we finally declared that in America, health care is not a privilege for a few but a right for all," Obama said from the White House. "The Affordable Care Act is here to stay."

The president intimated that he'd continue pressuring states that did not expand Medicaid under the law to do so, saying there are millions of Americans still missing out on the law's benefits. One of those states is North Carolina.

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