WASHINGTON - The League of Women Voters of the United States board president Dr. Deborah Ann Turner issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision in California v. Texas, a case that challenged the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act:
“The Supreme Court’s dismissal of today’s case will keep our vital health care law intact, preserving coverage for millions of Americans who rely on the Affordable Care Act every day.
“Over the last year, we have seen challenges to our health care system in the middle of a global pandemic, particularly impacting women and people of color. The League commends the Court for upholding the ACA, and in doing so, ensuring the right to affordable health care access for all Americans.
“We must continue to work for health justice and ensure the ACA remains the law of the land.”
CONTACT: Sarah Courtney | 202-263-1332 | [email protected]
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