Barack Obama
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Obama praises healthcare decision as 'a victory for all'

President Obama has described the US Supreme Court's ruling on the healthcare bill as "a victory for people all over this country".

The US president said the law provide more security for people in America.

"No illness or accident should lead to any families financial ruin", he added.

The Supreme Court has upheld a US law requiring all Americans to obtain health insurance or face a penalty