Skip to main content

Supreme Court tosses Texas-led Affordable Care Act challenge, preserving sweeping health care law

The 7-2 ruling said the plaintiffs didn’t have standing to sue over the law. The court’s ruling did not include an official opinion on whether the law, commonly known as Obamacare, was constitutional.

Protestors gathered in front of the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., in 2015, to show support for the  Affordable Care Act.
The Texas Tribune Member Drive Fall 2021 banner

Support public-service journalism that’s always free to read.

Yes, I'll donate today