Canadian surgeons harvesting organs from euthanized patients

By Michael Cook Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. Taking advantage of the …

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European doctors push for harvesting organs from patients they helped kill

By Lianne Laurence April 18, 2017 — A group of Dutch and Belgian research doctors have released a study that calculates how many organs Belgians killed by euthanasia could have donated. In an article in the April article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), six research doctors write that organ donation after …

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Belgian Doctors Boast of Harvesting Organs After Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This appears on Wesley’s fine blog at http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2011/06/10/belgian-doctors-boast-of-harvesting-organs-after-euthanasia/ I can think of few things that would undermine universal human equality than for society to think that killing despairing people with serious illnesses or disabilities could be a splendid means of increasing the supply of transplant organs.  I warned about …

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