Organ Theft Essay
This has not stopped desperate patients seeking transplants to replace their failing organs with healthy ones from either willing donors or from forced donation. Many times that transplants are performed the patients don’t know where the organs come from or how the organs were acquired. I would have to imagine this “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy suits most recipients just fine.
The illicit underground organ transplant market brings up strong ethical and moral issues as well. There is no question that the world needs a larger supply of transplantable organs, but the way many of these organs are acquired and procured is sad and inhumane. Whether it is through the many scams out there, forced involuntary donation, or the murder of innocent poor people, organ acquisition without consent needs to be stopped. The sale of organs by the poor is thought by many to exploit the human body. Others say that it erodes the sense of community. I would have to