Would you care whether or not your organ(s) went to a convict?
Many people choose to donate their organs and are comforted
by the idea that their organs are helping those in need.
Would it matter to you who those people in need were?
Would you be willing to give your organs to a murderer or rapist?
How do you feel about the millions of tax dollars spent on these implant surgeries?
Should donor eligibility be a right for every human being?
Or should donor eligibility only be a right for every citizen?
(Convicts are stripped of many citizenship rights like voting, etc.)
Do you have complete trust in our legal system?
Do you believe everyone in prison deserves to be there?
What if they’re actually wrongfully accused?
Does the severity of their crimes affect your opinion?
Does the length of their sentence affect your opinion?
What if the convict was serving a life sentence?
On the other hand, how would you feel about donating an organ to a good person with a family—but only several months to live (even with a new organ)?
Who decides the order of a donor list?
Who decides which life is worth saving over another?
Should donors have a say in this matter?
This question is in the General Section. Responses must be helpful and on-topic.