Virginia’s Attorney General Reacts to SCOTUS

After initially calling the U.S. Supreme Court decision “a dark day for American liberty,” Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has revised that outlook.  He now says after reviewing the justices’ opinion that upheld the federal health insurance mandate through the power to tax, he believes it is a policy loss but a victory for liberty.  Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports that although the Attorney General wanted the entire mandate struck down, he says the Commerce Clause ruling actually gives Virginia more options.

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