First I checked out what
Since many opponents of universal healthcare have called it socialism, Iwanted to clear that up. I searched and searched to find the true definition, not just one
person’s opinion –
and I found that people tended to confuse the concept of socialismwith communism and even liberalism.
is not connected to healthcare, as ithas to do with economics and production run by the people.
I came to the conclusionthat universal healthcare comes under
,those “Benefits and facilities
such as education, food subsidies, healthcare, and subsidized housing provided by agovernment to improve the life and living conditions of the children, disabled, theeld
erly, and the poor in the national community.”
(1) Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the healthand well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing,housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right tosecurity in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood,old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.
(2) Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same socialprotection.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights