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Good argument but again do I have a right to be protected by the likelihood that someone without insurance is more prone to becoming a prolonged carrier?
Analogy! Registered sex offenders. The public has a 'right' to know who they are and where they reside. Public safety!
If I have to pay the rent and put food on the table I will choose working over self quarantine.
“A person who is deterred from seeking medical care because he does not have health insurance unwittingly jeopardizes other people; in the future, this jeopardy can have mass consequences.”
Congress, Bobbitt said, has determined that it is necessary to create a national network of disease reporting, and such a national network would be, in essence, an intangible successor to the national highway network, which was justified on the basis of national defense.
“To deny Congress the power to implement an essential part of this strategy–a strategy to preclude the consequences of biological attacks through reporting of presentments–would jeopardize such a monitoring and reporting system,” Bobbitt said, LawfareBlog.com reports.
Originally posted by rangersdad
How would this help? If someone attacks with a biological weapon, how will having mandated health care solve or prevent it from happening?