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Organ Donor? No, Thanks. I'm Not Signing My License.
Here is my question: How do I know for sure that, if am rushed to the hospital for a life-threatening... anything, the doctors and nurses will do EVERYTHING in their power to save me? Or, will they announce me to be dead, according to their Darwinistic redefined definition of the end of a human's life? You are probably wondering what I am getting at here and it is serious stuff.
Take a look at your driver license.
Does it state that you are an organ donor? Mine does not. It is not that I have disdain for the lives of others that can benefit from my healthy heart or lungs. I do HATE for greedy profiteering white-collar criminals to cash in without having diginity or respect for human life.
The United States Government bans the purchase and/or sale of hearts, lungs, livers and vital organs used in transplantation. Yet, under the Clinton administration, a requirement was established for hospitals to notify organ agencies of all deaths. Those agencies, in turn, contact the deceased's loved ones asking to give the gift of life in the form of organ and tissue donation. Of course, they willl strike up on the emotional cords of the families in such a vulnerable time.
Listen to this statement made by Michael J. Jeffries, former Chief Financial Officer of Osteotech, Inc., a leading corporation in bone products:
"Organs can only be harvested from donors who are brain-dead, but whose hearts and other organs are still functioning... The tissue trade now generates about $500,000,000 anually. There is a profit. It is not an evil thing because the profit is put to good use."
This was published in the Orange County Register / Providence Sunday Journal on April 16, 2000.
Does the Bible not state that the love of money is the root of all Evil?