Essay on Organ Donation Should Be Legal

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In the United States organs are not easy things to come by. As each year comes and goes, more and more people stay on waiting lists for donations that could potentially save their lives. While organ donation is a controversial topic, it does not shield the need for more donations to be made. Some view organ donation as something that should be voluntary but unfortunately there are not enough people coming forward for it to stay this way. Organ donation should be an unawarded mandated practice in the United States because mandated organ donation will improve and save society. Organ donation is the process of surgically removing an organ or tissue from one person (donor) and placing it into another person (recipient). Organ donation is a very delicate procedure, but often said to be done “disrespectfully”. The number of people who need organs or tissue continue to rise while the number of donors stay to a low number. Facts about organ donation should be shared with everyone to get a better understanding on what it is. UNOS.com shows interesting facts. People of all ages and all health history should consider being a donor because the health of your organs will be decided in time of your death on whether they can be donated. The heart, kidneys, lungs, pancreas, liver, corneas, skin, tendons, bones, and heart valves can all be donated. Even if you have indicated on your driver’s license whether you want to be a donor, you should discuss the decision with your family. Organ…

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