John David Lewis, Professor at Duke, Says Health Care Is Not a Right

By Jake on
John David Lewis is an associate professor in Duke University's Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program. His recent essay "What 'Right' to Health Care?" was garnered much attention. In it, he argues that health care is not a right, and argues that casting the issue as such leads to greater government spending.From an excerpt at the Raleigh News Observer: The answer is that the advocates of government medicine are upholding health care as a moral right. Desiring to mandate this "right" by...Read Full Story