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Bill to Allow Organ Farming from Unconscious Patients!
First Things ^ | February 23, 2012 | Wesley J. Smith

Posted on 02/24/2012 4:10:20 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Good grief! A Maryland state legislator has filed a bill that would allow surrogate decision makers to “donate” kidneys and liver lobes. From HB 449:

THIS SUBSECTION APPLIES ONLY TO A PATIENT WHO HAS BEEN CERTIFIED UNDER § 5–606(B) OF THIS SUBTITLE TO BE IN A PERSISTENT 8 VEGETATIVE STATE.

(3) A PERSON AUTHORIZED TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR ANOTHER UNDER THIS SECTION MAY AUTHORIZE THE DONATION OF A NONVITAL ORGAN IF THE DONATION IS BASED ON:

(I) THE WISHES OF THE PATIENT AS PREVIOUSLY EXPRESSED BY THE PATIENT; OR

(II) A DETERMINATION BY THE SURROGATE THAT THE DONATION IS CONSISTENT WITH THE PATIENTS RELEVANT RELIGIOUS AND MORAL BELIEFS AND PERSONAL VALUES.

Unconscious patients would hardly seem to be in a state of health to permit such surgeries. But surely when people can’t make their own decisions, surrogates–as fiduciaries–must work solely for the medical benefit of the incompetent person.

I know people will say, “What if it is the patient’s child” or some such. But we can’t do it! We can’t treat incompetent patients as objects for the benefit of others. This proposal is merely the latest attempt to permit unconscious patients to be used as so many organ farms. And if the surgery kills the patient, why then other organs might be available. I repeat: Good grief.


TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Politics; Religion; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: annapolis; cultureofdeath; maryland; moralabsolutes; organdonation; organfarming; organharvesting; organs; patients; prolife; surrogates

1 posted on 02/24/2012 4:10:35 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

No one’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legisl00ture is in session...

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


2 posted on 02/24/2012 4:12:12 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Well, technically speaking, if you’re unconcious, you only need a brain. (Major sarcasm)


3 posted on 02/24/2012 4:15:09 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Shades of Coma by Robin Cook.
4 posted on 02/24/2012 4:15:42 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Farming WTF I am so sick of this shit!!!


5 posted on 02/24/2012 4:17:30 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Wow, it is sad when even China is more conservative on an issue like this.


6 posted on 02/24/2012 4:23:21 PM PST by dog breath
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I never signed ANYTHING to donate any of my organs and I have made it quite clear I want to be buried with all my pieces to ALL I persons I know.


7 posted on 02/24/2012 4:23:21 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: Smokin' Joe

8 posted on 02/24/2012 4:24:34 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Monty Python predicted this and this video reveals the ultimate step -- already law in some places as this video shows. Wot?
9 posted on 02/24/2012 4:25:13 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I’ve heard about this,
Knock some poor sumbitch out and steal his innards and sell them. It’s the story line about right now on Justified/


10 posted on 02/24/2012 4:27:25 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

11 posted on 02/24/2012 4:29:13 PM PST by the invisib1e hand
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

We all know the next step.


12 posted on 02/24/2012 4:31:43 PM PST by Venturer
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To: dog breath

“Wow, it is sad when even China is more conservative on an issue like this.”

Yeppers. Whenever they need organs they just take a political prisoner and harvest their organs while they are still alive! Talk about old school conservative organ harvesters.
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=20d0fa3c-f0a4-4767-ab09-25456c176c4b


13 posted on 02/24/2012 4:42:28 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Abortion and human tissue harvesting.
It’s not just for the unborn anymore.


14 posted on 02/24/2012 4:47:04 PM PST by clearcarbon
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15 posted on 02/24/2012 4:50:52 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Disgusting...absolutely disgusting!


16 posted on 02/24/2012 4:51:49 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Irenic
You can just imagine the horror we all feel having to live near these people.

Maryland has turned into a hodgepodge of dumb brutes and ignant savages.

17 posted on 02/24/2012 5:11:07 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
(II) A DETERMINATION BY THE SURROGATE DEATH PANEL THAT THE DONATION IS CONSISTENT WITH THE PATIENT’S RELEVANT RELIGIOUS AND MORAL BELIEFS AND PERSONAL VALUES NEEDS OF THE STATE.
18 posted on 02/24/2012 5:29:01 PM PST by TChad
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To: the invisib1e hand

19 posted on 02/24/2012 5:41:15 PM PST by Lady Lucky ( Exposure to the Son may prevent burning.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

All I can think is that Nazis got reincarnated and are now running the state of Maryland, and trying to run a lot of other places, too.

Only the morally blind could not see the exact parallels.


20 posted on 02/24/2012 6:40:26 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Remember that the Witch of the West, Pelosi stated that you have to pass Obamacare to learn what is in it .... I can see the many “surprise, surprise ....” coming shortly. On the other hand, it is not probably all that necessary to read or understand the Obamacare law to repeal or revoke it!


21 posted on 02/24/2012 6:54:17 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Obamacare is the smoking nazis on steroids.


22 posted on 02/24/2012 7:13:41 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Jack Hydrazine

While the Chinese are endlessly corrupt and show what horrors can come from organ harvesting, technically their laws are stricter then Maryland’s especially with recent reforms. My point, which I failed to make, was that if the country accused of being the worst human rights abuser in regards to organ transplants is stricter in theory then Maryland, it is cause for concern.


23 posted on 02/24/2012 8:25:28 PM PST by dog breath
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To: muawiyah

I have used up all my organs and they are of no use to anyone.


24 posted on 02/25/2012 5:31:50 AM PST by goat granny
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Cheers!

25 posted on 02/25/2012 6:29:53 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The legislator who introduced this bill is the Deputy Majority Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates ~ so he's not some ordinary kook, he's a very special LEIDERSHIP KOOK.

This is HUGE.

Governor O'Malley is pretty crude, rude and unacceptable himself, but Dan K. Morhaim looks to be the CHIEF HEALTH NAZI ~ he's chair of various committees that act on this stuff, and he's written a book about dying.

Then there's his Stalinesque moustache ~ we know his kind!

26 posted on 02/25/2012 6:29:58 AM PST by muawiyah
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