Skip to comments.#PPSellsBabyParts: Why Is Selling Human Organs Illegal Anyway?
Posted on 07/30/2015 6:50:55 AM PDT by lifeofgrace
If I kill an endangered lion in Africa and bring its head and skin home to be stuffed, I will be fined anywhere between $500 and $10,500, depending on how many times Im caught doing itnot to mention calls for my soul to be fed to Cthulhu after my body is slow roasted on a spit. But if I sell my own plasma or sperm, I can make $50 per week or more for my blood (for twice a week), and up to $1,500 per month for my sperm. ($125 every 3 days, are you kidding me?).
But I cant sell my own organs, even ones I dont use.
The National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 (NOTA) prohibits me from selling a corpse (even if the living person was my dependent), or a kidney. I can sell my bone marrow, because a court decided I could in 2011, but the government is trying to close that loophole.
But Planned Parenthood can sell an unborn baby, and all its parts, a la carte.
Abortion defenders hide behind all kinds of slogans, but in the end, they cant defend their practice without opening the Pandoras box of commercial organ sales.
Its illegal to buy a kidneyat a penalty of $50,000 or 5 years in prisonbut entire companies like StemExpress base their business on buying organs from dead babies, and Planned Parenthood provides a steady supply. And while protesters are planning to march on Walter James Palmer, DMDs dental clinic in Eden Prarie, Minn. because he killed a lion, I dont see anyone showing up at 778 Pacific Street, Placerville, Calif. to string up StemExpress management.
Amnesty International promotes abortion using the slogan my body, my rights, which accurately describes the pro-abortion argument: the product of conception is just a clump of cells. A clump of cells with a liver, kidneys, heart, and brain, but a clump of cells nonetheless.
A dead unborn baby is not an organ and its not a cadaver, but its still illegal to sell at a profit. The law allows for some expense reimbursementand thats where Planned Parenthood makes their money, selling access to its facilities, and paying the light bills when the government already pays for those non-abortion-related expenses.
The donor of the tissue, in a legal sense, the mother, gets nothing. The real donor is, of course, the baby, but nobody asks it for an opinion.
So at great risk of being terribly morbid, I am going to descend into the dark logic of a society that values flesh for its usefulness, without regard to the dignity of personhood. Forgive me.
Under Planned Parenthoods (and Amnesty International, and every other feminist pro-abortion groups) logic, why shouldnt a fetus be commercially fungible goods?
For that matter, why shouldnt I be able to sell my kidney, or my liver, or my heart, or my brain? Of course, Ill die without certain critical organs, but tell me why they shouldnt have commercial value? Theyre mine, after all.
Right now I can sign a form on my drivers license renewal and become an organ donor (which Ive done), then play real-life Thelma and Louise, and I wont need my organs anymore. Or I can go to Washington, Oregon, or Vermont where euthanasia is legal and have a doctor kill me. But if I do that, nobody is allowed to profit from my organs.
If its my body, my rights, then why shouldnt I be able to will my organs to my loved ones and let them sell them when I die? Why shouldnt I be able to sell a kidney, or a knee joint, or skin, or any other part of my body? Why shouldnt the best parts go to the highest bidder?
Athletes are paid based on their ability, and the greatest part of that is God-given attributes or talent. At 5-foot-6-inches, I will never be a great basketball player, or a great football player. As a matter of fact, I dont even qualify for California Cryobanks sperm donor program, because the minimum height is 5 feet 9 inches.
Tom Bradys heart would certainly be worth more than mine, for instance. If he were to (God forbid) die suddenly, why shouldnt his (already rich) family profit from his organs?
I knowbecause then only the rich would be able to afford the best organs, and some would pay poor people to die for them when they needed a transplant. Thats the whole purpose of NOTA, to make organ transplants become money-blind, and its a noble goal. But what about the poor person who cant afford health insurance and dies waiting for an organ transplant because they couldnt get care until its too late?
Ah, so we go to socialized medicine, and keep the rich from buying better careeveryone has to wait in line, and theres no if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. But we all know that cant happen unless capitalism itself is outlawed, because theres always a doctor whos willing to take a wealthy persons money before helping the poor. And theres always someone whos willing to sell their organs (or their blood, or their sperm, or their bone marrow) to get some ready cash.
And although unborn babies cant be (legally) sold, we know they can be rented.
Thats right: a surrogate mother can make quite a bit of cash renting out her uterus. A company named ConceiveAbilities published an entire compensation schedule for surrogate moms, boasting that surrogates receive paid compensation ranging from $39,450 to $52,450, depending on factors including the type of pregnancy and the number of previous pregnancies (surrogate mother experience).
So a dad can get paid $18,000 a year to masturbate into a cup 3 times a week (with all the free porn he wants), and a mom can get paid a years salary to carry the baby produced by her donated egg and Mister Virilitys sperm, so some rich family can purchase a living baby, but the poor woman who gets pregnant by a random stranger cant sell her aborted fetus, even though it clearly has value to companies like StemExpress.
What kind of twisted, hypocritical, self-contradictory logic is this?
Its the kind of logic that people use to cover up evil. They know its evil so they invent all kinds of rules around it to make it seem like theyre providing a service, something thats needed, when they know theyre not.
Everyone would be better off if women with unexpected pregnancies simply gave birth and put the baby up for adoptionnot least of all the baby, who gets to live (yay!)but also the family adopting the child, the mother, who wouldnt have to live with the permanent mental scar of having her offspring vacuumed from her body, or poisoned in the womb and stillborn, and the father, if he ever knew he had a child.
But thats not what Planned Parenthood and their ilk want. They want what Margaret Sanger wanted: a world free from moral judgment, where promiscuous sex is encouraged, families are deconstructed, and the population is engineered to remove unwanted classes from the earth.
Theyve been promulgating the myth of overpopulation for decades, and weve not seen the mass starvation and food riots they prophesied. Yet they still hold to the idea that a baby killed in the womb is somehow doing the child a favor for not being born. That pernicious lie has so penetrated our culture that its standard now to test for genetic deformities in the womb, and recommend abortion if, say, a child has Down Syndrome.
The only way to justify that kind of evil is to advocate a world where moral judgments are suspended, and make up a set of rules as tangled as a fishing reel that came loose from the rod. But in fact, there are moral judgmentswhether we make them or not, they exist. Thats why we reflexively recoil in horror seeing pie plates full of dead baby parts, knowing that they are in fact human organs harvested from unborn children. Its the knowing that gives away the judgment.
No set of tangled rules can ever justify selling human tissue unless all human tissue becomes commercial tradable goods, which we all know is evil. The same people who try to salve their seared consciences grieving over a dead lion cant turn their minds to the fact that thousands of babies suffer worse fates every day.
We cant let their minds rest, no not now when the images are fresh. We must cut through the tangle each day and show them the world theyve asked for, and when theyve seen enough of it, theyll have to deal with their own consciences, or accept a thousand evils more devastating than their hidden-away abortions.
Sounds gruesome, but the law often is gruesome. Once the women have to be compensated, the profit goes away, and some---not all, but some---of the incentive to kill babies to harvest their tissue goes away.
#1 reason is that you don’t know if the ‘donor’ was willing................
“Thou shalt not covet”
“Thou shalt not murder”
But there are fiscal “conservatives” who will argue that the 10 commandments have nothing to do with governing their precious “free” market system...
And they’re full of Ba’alshyte.
It is exemplified by the cavalier and callous attitude towards the remains of a human being. Akin to the Nazis as they marched the Jews into the gas chambers.
We have lost our humanity when we treat unborn humans, the most vulnerable, as just a lump of flesh and this is indeed a slippery slope.
May God help us.
I think this is a new video posted already today: http://www.centerformedicalprogress.org/blog/
Sometimes, if we get, if someone delivers before we get to see them for a procedure, then we are intact.
Is this new?
>>the incentive to kill babies to harvest their tissue goes away.
The incentive is rooted in the covetous and idolatrous nature of those who worship themselves and intend to live as long as possible through technocratic/transhumanist means.
Caligula and his reprobate Roman ilk were never so near to immortality.
Oh, how horrible . . and it was new to me, though it included parts of the previous video. How damning this one is! And the LAWYER for Planned Parenthood was part of the coverup! How horrible.
There is a new video today
Yes, I have seen it. And watching that one literally affected me physically. I felt all the blood rush to my head as if I was about to pass out. I’ve had a splitting headache ever since!
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