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Death Row Organ Donation

The NYT has this op-ed by Oregon death row "volunteer" Christian Longo.  He writes that he has not only decided to drop his appeals but also wishes to donate his organs, but the prison authorities won't let him.

One reason is that the three-drug protocol presently prescribed in Oregon spoils the organ.  That is one more reason to switch to the one-drug protocol presently in use in Ohio and Washington.  The other objections that Longo discusses strike me as insubstantial.

Update: See follow-up post here.

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