One of the most unpopular aspects of the new healthcare reform originated with republicans, reports The Miami Herald.
The insurance mandate idea was created in the 1980's by a conservative, reports the Miami Herald.
The mandate of insurance coverage was implemented in Massachusetts by then Gov. Mitt Romney, who opposes the new federal mandate, reports the Associated Press.
Since the passing of the bill, at least 12 GOP attorneys general have said the new mandate is unconstitutional, reports The Associated Press.