06/25/2012 02:28 pm ET Updated Aug 25, 2012

Health Care As A Privilege: What The GOP Won't Admit

As we wait for a Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act this week, there is one urgent, overriding moral question at the heart of the health-care fight. Paradoxically, and maddeningly, there has not been any open moral debate over it. That question is whether access to basic medical care ought to be considered a right or something that is earned.

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