Results for - Bone Marrow – Should it be available for sale versus allowing donation only? Doreen Flynn challenges the donation law.

1,736 voters participated in this survey
In Canada and the US bone marrow is not legally available for sale. Though the issue is making its way through the courts in the US, there has been no movement on the issue in Canada. Most bone marrow donations can now be done through the process of withdrawing blood. Do you believe that bone marrow should be available for sale?

1. In Canada and the US bone marrow is not legally available for sale. Though the issue is making its way through the courts in the US, there has been no movement on the issue in Canada. Most bone marrow donations can now be done through the process of withdrawing blood. Do you believe that bone marrow should be available for sale?

Yes, one should be able to pay for a bone marrow
32%
554 votes
No, the donation of bone marrow should be just that – a donation
65%
1,136 votes
Other (please specify)
3%
46 votes

2. Organ donation laws which make it criminally illegal to pay for organs are…

Outdated and another example of big brother control
22%
384 votes
Promoting the black market and putting citizens in danger of risky transplants in unregulated markets outside of US and Canada
25%
441 votes
Important as they provide us with a safe and appropriately screened donator system
50%
861 votes
Important as they provide a group of altruistic people to draw on for donations
18%
320 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
37 votes

3. Do you think that bone marrow should be lumped in with organ donation laws?

Yes
65%
1,127 votes
No
35%
609 votes
09/27/2012 Health & Fitness 1736 15 By: sassy

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