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|Subject: Re: Is health care a right?||Date: 10/12/2010 5:43 AM|
|Author: 2K10||Number: 533667 of 682737|
A public good? Sure? Something a wealthy and compassionate society has a moral obligation to provide for all? Arguable, but defensible. A right? Not even close.
Freedom of speech was not a right until we declared it a right.
Freedom of religion was not a right until we declared it a right.
Continue on down the Bill of Rights...
Maybe health care isn't a right in our country, but it is in other countries, and it ought to be here.
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