Is Healthcare A Right Or A Privilege?

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Is Healthcare a Right or a Privilege? Sick Around the World is a documentary about the five other main capitalist democracies: Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Taiwan, and Switzerland. This documentary talks about how these five countries deliver healthcare and about how the US can learn from them. What is the difference between a right and a privilege? A right: is just a claim or title, whether legal, prescriptive or moral. So in other means you have the right to say what you please. A privilege: is any of the rights common to all citizens under a modern constitutional government (dictionary.com). The idea of whether or not healthcare is a right or a privilege has been a question brought up since our constitution. People for years have been fighting for the right for free healthcare. A right is also something that society values so much that we guarantee it to all citizens. It is something that you are born with and die with. An example of this would be the right to privacy which protects US citizens from invasion of property or person without due process. Regardless of who you are or where you come from, you are supposed to be treated equal. A right is also something that no one can take away from you unless for illegal reasons. But, even people who get put in prison do not fully get their rights taken like healthcare. A privilege on the other hand is something granted to you by Church, or the state, and can be removed. And this is normally caused by a failure to do
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