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October 28, 2012 12:00 AM

The Obamacare Case, .08 and Judge Simms

So what might the Obamacare case have to do with Bibb County deputies letting Bibb Superior Court Judge Howard Simms drive off into the night of Sept. 22 after blowing .083? More than you might think. One implication of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare is that the 2001 change in Georgia’s “driving under the influence” blood alcohol content standard, from .10 to .08, is constitutionally suspect.

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