The Liberty of Free Riders: The Minimum Coverage Provision, Mill’s “Harm Principle,” and American Social Morality

@article{Purdy2012TheLO,
  title={The Liberty of Free Riders: The Minimum Coverage Provision, Mill’s “Harm Principle,” and American Social Morality},
  author={J. Purdy and Neil S. Siegel},
  journal={American Journal of Law & Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={374 - 396}
}
[A] direct requirement for most Americans to purchase any product or service…. certainly is an encroachment on individual liberty, but it is no more so than a command that restaurants or hotels are obliged to serve all customers regardless of race, that gravely ill individuals cannot use a substance their doctors described as the only effective palliative for excruciating pain, or that a farmer cannot grow enough wheat to support his own family. The right to be free from federal regulation is… Expand
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