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Uninsured, But Still Against Health Care Law




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As defenders and supporters of the federal health law prepare for their big day before the U.S. Supreme Court, the seven million Californians without health insurance have a particular stake in the proceedings. In Madera County, a largely conservative and agricultural region, one out of every three people lacks coverage. And while many there say they want the Supreme Court to throw the federal health law out, some are struggling to reconcile their political views with their personal needs.