Is there a Right to Healthcare?
According to long established tradition in the English common law, and as explained by the eminent Blackstone, the three rights in the Declaration of Independence are as follows. Life is the right to live, intact with one’s limbs, eyes, and organs. Any physical damage that cripples or removes a limb, or eyes, or kills one violates this right. This definition was important because according to | Read More »
I Know My Rights—Do You?: Toward a Catalog of Unalienable Rights and Duties
THE CALL The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure. (Albert Einstein) “I know my rights.” We have all heard it. But what does it mean? What are the rights that are invoked but unlisted in the | Read More »