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Catholicism, Freedom, and the Fate of Health Care Reform

Friday, Jun. 1, 2012

Does the mandate to buy health insurance, which is part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, violate the freedom of individual choice?  David DeCosse, director of campus ethics, explores traditional Catholic ideas about freedom and applies them to health reform in this article for the National Catholic Reporter.

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