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    Default Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    This was the question being asked on a new show (the one with Chrissie Swan) that I found an interesting concept. What does everyone think?

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    Default Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    No, I don't think they should receive.
    I also think organ donation should be opt out not opt in.

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    Default Re: Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    Yes I do. I don't think anyone has the right to deny anyone else medical assistance, unless the person who needs the assistance refuses it. It's too slippery a slope.
    I do think it shpuld be opt out, though.

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    Default Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    DF won't donate, and he won't accept to receive. I think you will find a lot of non donators will be the same.

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    Default Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    I agree with FearlessLeader. I think everyone should be entitled to medical assistance. Although I really think they need to be encouraging more people to become organ donors. I know a lot who aren't purely because they can't be bothered and probably never think of it.

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    Yes.
    Also, Im another who thinks it should be opt out.

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    It's interesting, i'm not sure what i think.
    I am not an organ donor, i'd like to be but have some issues about it atm - don't want to go into it or be judged about it so i'll leave it at that.
    Would i feel okay to excluded from receiving an organ? Yes, i would. I feel a bit funny about the idea of having someone elses organ in me so for now i would happily opt out of organ donation/receiving.

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    Default Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    Quote Originally Posted by sweetpeamummy View Post
    I also think organ donation should be opt out not opt in.
    Me too!!!

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    Default Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    Quote Originally Posted by wherewerewe91 View Post
    Overseas countries have it as part of their drivers licence, this would be a good way to eensure maximum exposure to the majority of Australians if it was part of your renewal form
    NSW is like this. Has been for a while.

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    Default Should someone who says no to being an organ donor be eligible to receive one?

    I wouldn't want them to die just because they said no.
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