We are a country that embraces its “rights.” We have the right to speak our minds, to worship any god, to defend our homes, to wield a gun. We have the right to not be discriminated against because of the color of our skin.
But what about the right to be helped when we are in need?
If I lose my job because my company is downsizing, do I have a right to get financial assistance from the government to pay my rent until I find another job? If I get cancer, and do not have private insurance, do I have the right to government-supported healthcare? If I am hungry, do I have the right to be fed?
If I have no home, do I have the right to a house? Read More »