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British Catholic think-tank questions new organ-donor law

May 22, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The Anscombe Bioethics Center has released a statement saying that a new English law which presumes an individual’s consent to organ donation is “regrettable, as it undermines the very idea of ‘organ donation.’” The Oxford-based group observed that many organ donations occur after a patient has been declared “brain dead,” and “there continues to be debate about whether this form of diagnosing death is accurate.”

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