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Topic: organ donation

Why the thought of organ donation makes me nervous

There is much about brain function that is not yet understood and it appears that the medical definition of ‘brain death’ is not infallible

The state’s skewed line on moral issues makes me worried about giving it automatic ownership of our bodies after death

Under presumed consent I am not confident the state would feel a duty to treat a corpse with reverence after death or use it solely to help others live

Welsh leaders oppose ‘presumed consent’ for organ donations

Church leaders in Wales have criticised government plans to introduce presumed consent for organ donation.

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