When you change the terms of an Act, their are unintended consequences. Our new Taxes had an un-Constitutional beginning. THe Constirution states all revenue raising Acts, that TAX acts, must originate in the House of Representatives. The problem is the ACA started in the Senate and only became a TAX when Chief justice Roberts said it was a tax.
The Affordable Care Act faces other legal hurdles—including a challenge that only could have been made after the Supreme Court’s ruling.
The ACA after the Supreme Court upheld the insurance mandate under Congress’ taxing powers.
The group’s challenge turns on the Origination Clause in the U.S. Constitution, which requires that bills for raising revenue start in the House of Representatives.
Problem is, the group argues, Obamacare started in the Senate.
To argue against applying that loophole, Pacific Legal’s amended filing alleges the tax was instituted to fund general government revenues.