Risa E. Kaufman, Executive director of the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School, provides an interesting perspective on the Affordable Care Act. In “A Human-Rights Lens on the Affordable Care Act,” Kaufman concludes:
The enactment of the ACA was an important and deliberate advance toward decreasing race discrimination in access to health care. Significantly, the ACA also furthers the nation’s international human rights treaty obligations, a point that should inform both the public discussions of the law and the Court’s consideration of its constitutionality.
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