The Pros And Cons Of Organ Donation

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To begin with, I partially feel that the selling of organs should be morally permissible including the procurement programs run by the States that offer financial compensation to living donor as long as the donor is not coerced even if his financial status is not good, lacking capacity, ill-informed or manipulated and helps those recipients who are genuinely in need. This way the donor achieves both purpose viz compensation and life of recipient. As we all know, organ donation is a noble act and can save many lives, however, there are pros and cons on the subject. There are black marketers and hence legalization to reduce the influence of these bodies and implementation of legal compensation organ donation program is a must to decrease the amount of business going to the Black Market and also minimize exploitation of the donors, specifically poors. Despite stringent laws it is difficult to control organ trafficking and there are reports of kidnapping and murder to harvest their organs. A large number of people are suffering because morality does not allow them to have access to organs. Commercialisation of organs should be strictly dealt with to ensure that a needy person receives it by making the enforcement agencies efficient. In spite of the above limitations and consequences, I strongly feel that financially compensating living donors commodifies the body and undermine human dignity. And, like all other commodities, organs of human-beings will also be available in

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