Absolutely. The doctor is a free individual, which means said doctor has an actual right to discriminate in the dispensation of their goods and services.Should a doctor be allowed to deny care to someone in need based on income?
Refusing to give someone my food does not mean I'm denying them food. Denying would imply that I'm actively interfering with their ability to obtain nourishment. That is not the case. For instance, am I denying a bum access to money when I refuse to give him my pocket change? Absolutely not. Money is still available to him, he simply needs to find a mutually beneficial means of acquiring it.Should a starving person be denied food because they are too poor to afford it?
A person's right to life is not dependent upon anything; it is inalienable. That does not mean they have a right to nourishment or medical care, though. Those are totally different.Isn't there sanctity to life? Is someone's right to life and necessities dependent on their income?