“Liberty – hostage to medicare”
“The Ontario Superior Court on Thursday rejected a Sikh man’s claim to a
religious-freedom exemption from the province’s law on mandatory
motorcycle helmets. Supporters of safety as the holiest of political
principles upheld the ruling as a triumph of reason; Sikh organizations
denounced it as an act of naked discrimination against their faith. Few
stepped forward to defend the idea that an adult in a free society
should be able to wear what he wants and take the risks he wants where
only his own body is concerned…”
Read the whole thing… and comment here…
As we consider health care reform—shouldn’t we protect freedom first?
Perhaps we’ll just end up with this.