Free Healthcare : Right Or A Privilege? Essay

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Free HealthCare: Right or a Privilege?

If Canada, Europe, and even Australia provide universal healthcare, why does the United States, one of the richest countries in the world, not do the same? The United States is in so much debt with other countries and even inside its own country that the healthcare is not on the list of their citizen’s privileges. The government should promote “the general welfare” as said in the Declaration of Independence. Free education, public law enforcement, public road maintenance is promoted for a just society, let’s make free health care another reason for a just society. The United States government has set aside the health of the people because its exclusive focus is set on the economy.

The fact that the U.S. doesn’t provide free healthcare for all citizens is surely malicious and unethical for those that can’t afford life insurance. As the Declaration of Independence states that all citizens have “unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” and free healthcare shouldn’t be unaffordable for someone acquiring life and happiness. This right can and will improve public health. The U.S. is mostly focused and worried about the economy that the United States government has become blind over the health of its people. Businesses and economy growth has become a priority, but society does not realize that free healthcare will save businesses an enormous amounts of money by not having to insure all of…

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