TITLE

Price is Right

AUTHOR(S)
Gottlieb, Bruce
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;05/22/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 21, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues on the issue of legalizing the sale of kidneys by living donors to patients in need of transplants in the United States. Views expressed by Michigan pathologist Jack Kevorkian regarding the issue; Protest that there is a shortage of kidneys because law requires the donors to be dead patients; Other economists and lawyers who share the opinion about shortage of kidneys; Common objections to kidney selling such as a fear that poor people will sell their organs to the rich; Suggestions to prevent profit-seeking individuals such as governmental price-floor laws.
ACCESSION #
3111808

 

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