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UPDATED: Should All Americans Have the Right (Be Entitled) to Health Care?

Proponents of the right to health care say that no one in one of the richest nations on earth should go without health care, and argue a right to health care would stop medical bankruptcies, improve public health, and reduce overall health care spending. Opponents argue that a right to health care amounts to socialism, and say that government control of health care would decrease its quality and availability, lead to larger government debt and deficits, and raise taxes. Explore our updated pro and con arguments and decide for yourself.