Wesley J. Smith: Saving Humans is More Important Than Saving Pigs

(NRO) – The chronic shortage of organs for transplantation has some bioethicists supporting unethical curatives, such as doing away with the dead-donor rule, allowing organ procurement to be not only paired with euthanasia — already being done in Canada, Belgium, and the Netherlands — but also used as a means of euthanasia, and even allowing healthy people to consent to donating their vital organs.

But another potential avenue of increasing the supply of organs — xenotransplantation — is not, in my view, morally problematic in the least. CONTINUE