The Importance Of Universal Health Care

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“ The US is the only wealthy, industrialized country without universal healthcare.” “Throughout the 18th and 19th century, the US federal government did not finance or otherwise provide healthcare to the public. [5]However, in the early 20th century, a debate over the right to health care began to emerge. In 1915, the American Association for Labor Legislation drafted a series of bills to provide state medical benefits to low-income workers.” Universal health care for all citizens is very important for people in this country, because everyday we breathe this air full of bacterias, germs and any other things which can harm our health, our organism. It is very important to know that if one day we will get sick, we will get help from doctors without…show more content…
In her article, Anja is also saying "The country is currently experiencing the largest concentration of wealth since the 1930s and the biggest income inequality gap since the late 1970s, with the inequitable financing of health care directly contributing to this injustice. In the private health insurance system, low-income people pay proportionally more for health care than the wealthy, while receiving lower value insurance plans. One in three people in the U.S. struggle with medical bills, while insurance executives are raking in billion-dollar compensation packets." you can 't even imagine what is the percentage of American citizens that are struggling with the insurance because it is too…show more content…
The Declaration of Independence states that all men have "unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness," which necessarily entails having the health care needed to preserve life and pursue happiness. The purpose of the US Constitution, as stated in the Preamble, is to "promote the general welfare" of the people." Basically, what that citation is trying to tell us, is that all the citizens of the United states are entitled to have a free universal Healthcare because that was one of the main ideas when the United states were formed. So that brings us to the point of why we, the United states citizens have to pay for our health insurance if it was obligated to us since the country was formed. Free health care means a lot, it could simplify the whole system, imagine if there were a free Healthcare in the United States, you wouldn 't have to worry about trying to find a job that provides you and your family with health insurance, and, if you 'd choose to work for a privately owned company you wouldn 't have to worry about paying your health insurance out of the pocket. But because this country is capitalist, everything is controlled by the rich people, that 's why the government can 't push the free Healthcare through, because people who have clinics, and

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