#UnpopularOpinion: "Organ donation should be made compulsory by law"
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#UnpopularOpinion: "Organ donation should be made compulsory by law"

A KZN listener wrote in to share his thoughts on why organ donation is the perfect way to gift life to others, and why people should be encouraged to do it.

Woman holding red heart on red background / iStock
Woman holding red heart on red background / iStock

We received a message from Richard. He thinks that it should be law that everyone become organ donors. 

Read his message to us below:

Hi Stacey

I think organ donation should be made compulsory by law. 

So if you pass away your organs can be harvested and given to someone who needs them.

There are so many people who are suffering and on long waiting lists, yet people’s organs are going to waste. 

We can save so many lives.

Richard in Umdloti

Do you think it’s a good idea for organ donation to be made compulsory by law? Share your thoughts with Stacey below. 

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