-—This will go to the courts now, where Obama will almost certainly lose. (Unless Commiecare is voided for unconstitutionality on other grounds first.-—
I have no confidence in SCOTUS. In this post-Constitutional era, I give them a 10% chance of making the correct decision.
Scarcely two weeks ago(as of late January 2012), in its Hosanna-Tabor decision upholding the right of churches to make ministerial hiring decisions, the Supreme Court unanimously and enthusiastically reaffirmed these longstanding and foundational principles of religious freedom. The court made clear that they include the right of religious institutions to control their internal affairs.IIRC, there are six Catholics on the SCOTUS, and the SCOTUS loathes to reverse precedent. It would be easier to reverse Wickard v. Filburn, IMHO.