Would repealing Obamacare be easier than repealing Prohibition?
By Lilly Maier
Published on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
The Heritage Foundation opposes the Affordable Care Act, so it created a tweet that featuring a black-and-white photograph of people celebrating the 21st Amendment, which made it legal to buy, sell, transport and drink alcohol. The caption was: "FACT: Repealing Obamacare would be easier than repealing Prohibition."
The tweet seems logical at first glance — after all, Prohibition was a constitutional amendment, while Obama’s health care law is "only" a law. But would it really be easier? Experts say the issue is actually more complicated than it looks. We rated their claim Half True. Read our report for full details.
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