A few weeks ago I was having a discussion about organ donation with a friend and fellow physician. Afterwards, while driving home, I started to wonder about whether or not organ donation had increased in European countries where younger people are being allowed to opt for assisted suicide.
Then I saw this. While it concerns Canada rather than Europe, my suspicions were confirmed. A link between assisted suicide and organ donation. It may appear merciful, even sacrificial on the surface, it is very dark and worrisome.
And for a look at just how bad it can get, here’s another look at organ donation gone horribly wrong.