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Celebration of Obamacare’s Death Is Again Premature

A court win for Republican opponents of the health-care law likely won’t stand up on appeal.

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After a midterm election that seemed poised to finally grant Obamacare some hard-won stability, the health-care law is in legal jeopardy again. But just how much of threat does it face?

A Texas judge ruled late Friday that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, siding with a group of Republican state attorneys general who initiated the suit in hopes of striking down the law in court. President Donald Trump took to Twitter in celebration mode: