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    • 23.02.14 | 15:24 (IST)

    Exactly what difference would this law have made in your scenario? People who do not wish to donate organs (or their families in their stead, I venture) can opt out of organ donation. In your case you were opposed to the organ donation and thus no organs would have been donated. You seem to claim that this will lead to people being bullied into organ donation, I would argue the opposite. People who are in favour of donating their organs but haven't signed up as donors and people who are indifferent will be potential donors (and those who are opposed can opt out). This will mean that there are more donors and thus it should be less likely that a nurse tries to "bully" people into donating organs.

    from the article: Ministers reject bill that would turn every Israeli into an organ donor
    First published 20:16 23.02.14 | Last updated 21:25 22.02.14
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