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DemocratSinceBirth

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14. Is refusing to get vaccinated tantamount to having consensual sex?
Thu Jul 15, 2021, 07:48 PM
Jul 2021

In the former the unvaccinated are endangering the health of everybody they come in contact with. In the latter sex is helpfully volitional on behalf of the parties involved. I choose whom I have sex with. I can't choose who comes into my space that refuses to get vaccinated

Zippo, with caveats. OAITW r.2.0 Jul 2021 #1
Probably violates ACA, etc., but would love to see unvaxed charged a premium surcharge. Hoyt Jul 2021 #2
Don't you pay higher rates as a smoker? CrackityJones75 Jul 2021 #28
Yes. Everyone, even mentally ill biological terrorists are entitled to health care. unblock Jul 2021 #3
They're entitled to health care, just not free health care. DemocratSinceBirth Jul 2021 #4
How about smokers? Suicide attempts? people who self-harm? unblock Jul 2021 #7
Kant said DemocratSinceBirth Jul 2021 #9
Fines or imprisonment for harming others, i'm fine with. unblock Jul 2021 #10
The only way to deal with an emergency is to treat everyone equally in danger. tirebiter Jul 2021 #5
They're entitled to health care, just not free health care. DemocratSinceBirth Jul 2021 #6
Now, tort is another matter. If there's a reasonable way to transfer the cost of harming others unblock Jul 2021 #8
There is no such thing as free healthcare. KentuckyWoman Jul 2021 #32
Does that open the door to saying obese people have to pay for their own treatment? meadowlander Jul 2021 #11
None of those activities, violate the harm principle, sans smoking DemocratSinceBirth Jul 2021 #12
This Hekate Jul 2021 #21
I remember hearing this same rational in the 80s about gays and AIDS ripcord Jul 2021 #13
Is refusing to get vaccinated tantamount to having consensual sex? DemocratSinceBirth Jul 2021 #14
They said if you know what the risky behavior is and don't stop you are to blame ripcord Jul 2021 #17
The big difference is anybody who has sex knows what the risks are. DemocratSinceBirth Jul 2021 #18
Yep Hekate Jul 2021 #22
Yes. If they can't pay now, they probably won't be able to pay later. SYFROYH Jul 2021 #15
Large copays and deductibles for those who are unvaccinated by choice. Crunchy Frog Jul 2021 #16
Yes, everyone should be entitled to free healthcare. marie999 Jul 2021 #19
True dat Hekate Jul 2021 #23
+1 leftstreet Jul 2021 #24
Yes. n/t obnoxiousdrunk Jul 2021 #20
Around November most beds will be full so payment won't matter much. roamer65 Jul 2021 #25
Should they pay for alcoholics with cirrhosis? MineralMan Jul 2021 #26
I don't want to retaliate with health care. LakeArenal Jul 2021 #27
Yes. Because I love everybody. pwb Jul 2021 #29
Yes. TheProle Jul 2021 #30
We don't ask perfect choices for medical care. KentuckyWoman Jul 2021 #31
Dear customer, sarisataka Jul 2021 #33
obligate them to accept a portion of the cost, say 50% , and only people Shellback Squid Jul 2021 #34
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