There are things you can do to help mitigate the shortage of transplantable organs such as kidneys. For example, you can identify yourself as an organ donor on your drivers license. You can join LifeSharers. And if you’re really generous, you can give your organs away.
But Congress could end the shortage of transplantable organs entirely right now by repealing the ban on organ sales. Until it does, it will have the blood on its hands of the 6,000 people who die each year on the transplant waiting list.
Read my full op-ed on the organ shortage and our murderous Congress in today’s Columbus Dispatch.