I shall add that universal healthcare should be viewed as a no-brainer as well.
In a modern technological and wealthy civilization worthy of that name, birth contingencies should play no role whatsoever in the way a sick child receives the appropriate treatment.
In that respect, the USA are really akin to primitive, reactionary and callous states having not yet reached enlightenment.
To my mind, this egregious injustice is far more preoccupying than the prevalence of Young Earth Creationism there.
That many Christians summon the name of Christ to justify these ignoble barbarisms is truly beyond me.
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