At the Objective Standard blog,writes:
[A]n alleged “right” to a good or service … obliterates the actual rights of individuals who are forced to provide that good or service. The government cannot concoct and enforce fake rights without violating real ones.
Does the fact that health care is not a right reduce it to a mere privilege … ? No. A privilege is a special favor granted by a government (or other party). Health care is not something that we properly obtain only at the government’s discretion.
Health care is neither a right nor a privilege, but a service.
- Health care is not a privilege … nor is it a right
- Politics will further pollute your medical care
- Politicians and special interests vs. patient health
- Contra Colorado Health Foundation: Fee-for-service medicine not the problem