Arguments Against Kidney Organ Sale

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An exceedingly criticized phenomenon has been widely debated upon in different parts of the world. Kidney organ sale is the selling of one’s kidney primarily for financial provisions. It has been increasing since the demand for kidney for transplantation has escalated. It is seen as a practice with religious, ethical, political and practical issues. On the other hand, people who favor kidney organ sale see it as a beneficial and altruistic custom not only because of its monetary purposes but also because of its life saving intentions. An examination of the study reveals complex safety health issues on the donor and recipient, lack of moral justifications, spiritual conflicts, and violation of constitutional rights. This includes the preferable choice of donation rather than sale. It can, therefore, be concluded that kidney organ sale is improper taking into consideration religious, ethical, political and practical concerns and principles. This paper presents the discussion on kidney organ sale as improper in five parts. First part provides an overview on kidney organ sale. The second part mentions four of the different donors for kidney supply. The third part cites arguments against the sale of kidney organs. The fourth part states the arguments …show more content…

The donation of kidney organ is encouraged by many organized religions and sectors. But the sale of organs is highly condemned by them. “Most religions either allow or encourage the donation of human organs. None of the major religions support the commercialization of organs, and many specifically forbid it. Others either imply that the selling of organs is wrong or do not directly address the subject” (Religious beliefs on selling organs, 2014). This is because of the involvement of monetary value for a certain part of your body and certainly is not acceptable; also the money involved makes the act not a deed of kindness but for individual

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