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Topic - Law Professor Randy Barnett
At root, he said the government cannot force individuals to engage in commerce: "Construing the Commerce Clause to permit Congress to regulate individuals precisely because they are doing nothing would open a new and potentially vast domain to congressional authority."
"The most important thing at stake in this case was whether Congress had the Commerce Clause power to make everybody go into business with a private company, and there was not a majority for that. We've turned away the most dangerous claim," said Georgetown University Law Professor Randy Barnett, who has been fighting against Commerce Clause expansion for years and was a leading intellectual light for the health law's opponents.