Broad Agreement in Obamacare, LGBT Rulings (PODCAST)

June 18, 2021, 8:09 PM

After weeks of low-profile rulings in technical cases, the justice June 17 dropped two of the most anticipated cases of the term.

The court handed progressives a 7-2 win by once again upholding Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, while pleasing conservatives with a unanimous win for a religious group in the latest clash between LGBT rights and religious freedom.

And although there appears to be broad agreement among the justices, the vote count masks significant disagreement among the nine.

Bloomberg Law’s “Cases and Controversies” podcast hosts Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin discuss the rulings, implications for future cases, and even a few conspiracy theories.

Hosts: Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin.

Producer: David Schultz.

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