The truth behind
organ donation &
organ transplants


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… The truth behind organ donation & organ transplants

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Dr David W Evans

Dr David W Evans , Retired Consultant in Cardiology, says: “Human organ transplantation is Wrong because it necessitates the abuse of the dying or harming the healthy. Doctors should not be involved in such things… I don’t know how any doctor can operate on his patient not for his good but knowingly to do him harm.” [more]

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Dr David J Hill

Dr David J Hill , Retired consultant anaesthetist, says: “The Diagnosis of Death for Transplant Purposes has no international consensus and in the UK… depends upon testing only a few cubic centimetres of tissue in the brainstem for loss of function… Live organs can only come from living bodies. ” [more]

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Dr Paul A Byrne

Dr Paul A Byrne , neonatalogist and pediatrician, says: “In order to be suitable for transplant, (heart, liver, lungs, kidneys and pancreas) need to be removed from the donor before respiration and circulation cease. Otherwise, these organs are not suitable, since damage to the organs occurs within a brief time after circulation of blood with oxygen stops.” [more]

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Dr John B Shea

Dr John B Shea , retired diagnostic radiologist & Fellow of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, says: “Many physicians have serious and well-considered concerns about morality of human organ transplantation … the general public has not been properly informed about what really happens when organs are retrieved.” [more]

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Bereaved mother

Bereaved mother (Bernice Jones) says: “ Brain death is not death” and “organ donation is very deceptive”. “Families are led to believe that their loved ones are dead, but in fact they are alive. You must be alive to be a vital organ donor.” [more]

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Nurse Ellen B Linde

Nurse Ellen B Linde , senior graduate teaching assistant, University of Scranton, says: “Some, believing that removing vital organs is what kills the patient, view organ donation… as an act of killing… not all nurses are comfortable with a value system driven primarily by the needs of transplant recipients rather than by the needs of the potential donor.” [more]

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Earl E. Appleby Jr

Earl E. Appleby Jr , Director, Citizens United Resisting Euthanasia, says: “Anyone unwise enough to have signed an organ donor card also has legitimate cause for concern. Would you trust a doctor who regards your body “not as an organism in need of healing but as a container of biological useful materials” … That’s exactly what organ donors do. ” [more]

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Michael Potts

Michael Potts , medical ethicist, says: “Any action that directly causes the death of a patient, even if it is for the good of others, opposes the goal of medicine not to harm that individual patient… It is precisely whether transplantation kills the donor that is the key issue that cuts to the heart of the goals of medicine.” [more]

Christina Nichole

Colleen Burns

Suzanne Chin

Carina Melchior

Steven Thorpe

Sam Schmid

Gloria Cruz

Zach Dunlap

Madeleine Gauron

Rae Kupferschmidt

Val Thomas

Rom Houben

French man

Terry Wallis

Not Dead Yet      === See actual survivor cases

Organ transplants can only occur because doctors get access to the still viable, living organs of living, breathing patients with beating hearts. Harvesting their vital organs (eg: heart, lungs and liver) results in the donor’s real death.

This is only possible and legal, because doctors invented a new kind of death called “brain death”, which allows them to “diagnose” severely brain-injured patients as “brain dead” or “practically dead” and to be considered as nothing more than a “heart-beating cadaver” from which they can then harvest organs at will.

Doctors don’t want organs from truly dead corpses, since they would already be non-viable and starting to decompose. This was the problem with early heart transplant surgery, hence their need to invent the medical fiction known as “brain death”.

However, Dr John Shea points out that:

Doctor with scalpel hovering over patient
the very definition of “brain death” is vague and inconsistent: “There is no consensus on diagnostic criteria for brain death. They are the subject of intense international debate. Various sets of neurological criteria for the diagnosis of brain death are used.”
“A diagnosis of death by neurological criteria is theory, not scientific fact,” writes Shea. “Also, irreversibility of neurological function is a prognosis, not a medically observable fact.”

(quotes from LifeSiteNews article cited below.)

There are many cases of patients who have survived so-called “brain death” , and went on to live and walk and talk again. Some patients even revived without sustained medical treatment. I hope you will take the time to review some of the survivor cases listed on this page. Just click on the relevant links.

I also recommend the excellent - ‘Doctor Says about “Brain Dead” Man Saved from Organ Harvesting - “Brain Death is Never Really Death”’ on LifeSiteNews.com at: http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/archive/ldn/2008/mar/08032709