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Individual mandate is unconstitutional, federal appellate court rules in Texas-led Affordable Care Act lawsuit

A panel on the conservative-leaning U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals sent the lawsuit back to a district court in Texas to reassess how much of the Affordable Care Act can stand if the individual mandate must fall.

Jill Ramirez, the Director of Outreach for the Latino Healthcare Forum, passes out flyers and explains components of the American Care Act (ACA) to Jesse Zavala at a carshow and picnic at the Promiseland Church in Austin, Texas on Oct. 5, 2013.

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