Don't Bury Life-Saving Organs

by Don Boudreaux on July 10, 2006

in Health, Law, Regulation

Inspired by Lloyd Cohen, my colleague at GMU Law, I wrote this fourth installment in my series on freeing the market for human kidneys.  The basic idea is to treat our transplantable organs as parts of our estates, being as alienable as are other parts of our estates such as our automobiles and houses.

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cpurick July 10, 2006 at 8:42 am

Careful. You're heading in the direction where the estate tax will entitle the government to automatically get the first kidney, one cornea, one lung and the heart.

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