Grid  |  October 21, 2022

“The World Health Organization proclaims healthcare as a human right, and many countries have the right to health enshrined in their constitutions, but the U.S. is an outlier,” said Lawrence Gostin, faculty director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University’s law school, who called the measure “truly historic” in that it would give legal grounds to sue the state over poor healthcare, setting a new precedent for health rights in the U.S.

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