Supreme Court Hears Second Day of Health Care Case

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The Supreme Court extended the arguments for the health care case to be the longest in 45 years, ABC News reported. Twenty-six states are part of the lawsuit against the health care law.

The law itself is over 1,000 pages long, and the justices will hear three days of oral arguments on it. The second day of arguments featured the more conservative justices dominating the arguments.

"Could you define the market -- everybody has to buy food sooner or later, so you define the market as food, therefore, everybody is in the market; therefore, you can make people buy broccoli," Justice Antonin Scalia said, according to Tuesday's transcript.

The proponents of the law have their main argument as follows: "For most Americans, for more than 80 percent of Americans, the insurance system does provide effective access," Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. said, according to Tuesday's transcript.

They will have one more day of oral arguments on Wednesday, and then the justices will release their decision sometime in late June, The Atlantic Wire reported.

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