Does the government have the right to enforce laws to regulate behaviors?
While we do not want to replicate our Week One discussion of obesity,
this issue certainly overlaps with the growing healthcare challenge.
Remember that the focus of the previous discussion was on our
sociological imaginations. Keep your imaginations going, but we will
shift gears a bit for this discussion with a focus on solutions.
In addition to the required video and text, please complete a web search
for additional information. All sources should be authoritative, so
your search should focus on scholarly papers, government reports, and
other expert sources. After reviewing all of these resources, please
discuss the all of the following:According to experts on all sides, does the government have the
right to enforce, legislate, or regulate behaviors such as obesity,
health, and nutritious eating?Are these expert opinions biased in any way? Provide examples.Now that we have heard from the experts, do you personally
believe the government has a right to enforce, legislate, or regulate
behaviors such as obesity, health, and nutritious eating? Why or why
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your
claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly
resources, and properly cite any references.