Too often, people and institutions of faith unknowingly stigmatize counseling, and by extension, the reasons people seek counseling: mental health, financial hardship, legal challenges, employment difficulties, etc.
"I want to suggest that this is perhaps an instance of the larger problem of over-reliance on the courts to be the final definitive interpretation of laws that are either ambiguously written or ambiguously interpreted. This is problematic for doing justice, not because the courts are incapable of rendering just decisions, but because they are, by nature, a last resort."
One of the major moral drivers of the push for health care reform in the U.S. was the unconscionable number of uninsured Americans—close to 50 million, many from low-income working families—who lacked access to quality health care. Although the details of health policy are enormously complex, the justice of providing basic, necessary health care to poor Americans is fairly simple. But is the president’s landmark health care reform legislation accomplishing this goal?