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We're try we we talked about the fog of long and to our viewers at home.
Be patient with us as we work through this -- you're seeing something we -- -- examination we're getting conflicting information.
I have to focus -- -- dot com which is the covers the High Court correct they say that it despite what Shannon just read that that that individual mandate is surviving as a tax.
This is not confirmed by us yet this is according to scotus blog which also has the opinion.
They had challenged this.
This individual mandates.
And the government defended it on a couple of browns' number one they said they could do it under the commerce clause because they have the power to regulate commerce.
Under article one of the constitution number two they said weekend.
We can do this to individuals forced them to to buy insurance or pay a penalty because we have the ability to tax people.
And according to scotus but I haven't seen the opinion they're reporting that the individual mandate survives as a tax.
So it may have been struck down -- the commerce clause power but but spared.
Under the taxing power everyone's still trying to figure this out very fluent realizes that in -- So judge was the words tax views.
And -- 2400.
Page long note specifically was not used because one of the issues was is this -- -- in which case the the constitution requires that it be applied equally as -- -- in which case people are being punished for not.
Engaging in certain behavior and they can challenge the let me stop you right there because this is complicated and you follow the -- we're still trying to figure this sound.
Be cautious with us we are trying to do the best we can right now some sort through -- and we -- located at a lower third -- may not be correct may take several minutes were there or even beyond that to understand office.
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