'Obamacare' ruling ignites healthy debate

Citizens argue outside Supreme Court whether health care verdict equals reform or state intrusion.

    When the US Supreme Court issued its ruling on Thursday morning to uphold President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law, hundreds of demonstrators outside the court were split between joy and anger.

    Some found in the decision an empathy they thought was absent from a court they viewed as conservative.

    Others could not believe the court upheld what they consider a law that unfairly manipulates their medical choices.

    No matter their decision, America's health care system will not be changing any time soon. 

    Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from Washington, DC.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.