Sharon Roloson agrees with some parts of the federal , which the Supreme Court on Thursday morning.
Insurance companies, for example, shouldn't be allowed to deny coverage because of a person's preexisting condition, said Roloson, a Perry Hall resident.
Where she believes the law oversteps its bounds is by mandating that all American citizens must have health insurance. "The government and Congress have too much say in everything," she added.
The insurance mandate has become the law's most divisive issue and the main point which split the Supreme Court 5-4 in their decision. It also has become a rallying cry for protesters and members of Congress alike, since the law was first passed two years ago.
Community members interviewed by Patch Thursday afternoon, outside the Perry Hall off Honeygo Boulevard, likewise represented both sides of the issue.
Bob Fleming, a retiree, said he was glad to see the controversial mandate upheld.
"You've got to have health insurance," he said. "You can't afford to get sick in this country."
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