In an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll , most Americans surveyed said they would prefer that the Supreme Court declare the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 declared unconstitutional.
37 percent of those polled say they would be pleased if President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law overturned when the Supreme Court hands down their decision on the law on Thursday. Only 22 percent said that they would be disappointed by that outcome.
28 percent said they would be pleased if the law was ruled constitutional on Thursday while 35 percent say they would be disappointed.
If just the individual mandate within the health care reform law is found unconstitutional, 25 percent say that ruling would hurt them or their families. Only 18 percent said it would help them or their families and 55 percent said it would make no difference to them.
When asked if they thought the health care law was a good or bad idea in the first place, 35 percent said they believed it was a good idea while 41 percent said it was a bad idea.
The poll of 1,000 adults has a margin of error of +/- 3.1 percent and was taken from June 20-24.
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