Engaging Bioethics: Health Laws Too Tame

In this editorial in The Hoya, PhD candidate Yashar Saghai, whose dissertation is being supervised by KIE faculty, looks at paternalistic health laws across the US and argues that they don’t go far enough. The editorial is part of the Engaging Bioethics series.

“When it comes to [certain] public health issues,” argues Saghai, “the government should often do more than nudge people; it should set rules that support public health and that are compatible with liberties that really matter and refuse to budge in the face of the private sector.”

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