This website attempts to collect views on the Internet—pro
concerning the proposal to accept organs donated by prisoners who
have been executed.
The items in each section are arranged by quality, beginning with
This portal was created and is maintained by James Leonard Park:
(If you are a real person rather
than a computer, you should be able to find "CAP2" on your keyboard.)
WEBSITES, FACEBOOK PAGES, ESSAYS, & ARTICLES FAVORING THE PROPOSAL
book by James Leonard Park does not yet exist in printed format.
Paper publication is projected for 2015.
But interested readers can read the current version of each chapter on
Comments from these first readers will make it a better book.
A way to connect with other readers is the Facebook Page next mentioned.
group welcomes participation by anyone interested in organ
donation from prisoners:
who have Internet access, family members, friends,
prison authorities, transplant surgeons, medical ethicists,
journalists, & students.
Ten of the items below written by James Park
have now become chapters in an Internet Book
The complete table of contents (with links to the chapters)
will appear if you click the title of the book.
Book will be discussed chapter-by-chapter
this Facebook Page—Prisoner
which it will become available as a printed book.
WEBSITE BY CHRISTIAN LONGO: GAVE
Death-row inmate Christian Longo explains his efforts to donate his
both before death (one kidney) and after his execution (the rest of his
GAVE stands for Gifts of Anatomical Value from Everyone.
A companion Facebook Group has also been created:
This allows members to express their opinions about organ donation
Death Row Organ Donation
This is probably the most comprehensive collection of resources and
concerning the donation of organs by prisoners,
either living prisoners (who might receive reduced punishment)
or executed prisoners.
It was created and is being updated by Eric Meslin,
Director of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics.
In March 2010 there were about 80 items listed.
animated video based on this article appears on YouTube:
WEBSITES, ESSAYS, & ARTICLES CRITICAL OF THE PROPOSAL
organization responsible for allocating donated organs
several ethical concerns that stand in the way of organ donation by
webmaster's deep thanks to Derek Rowley for collecting many references
that led to this website.
2-28-2010; revised 3-3-2010; 3-5-2010; 4-9-2010; 4-16-2010; 4-30-2010;
2-4-2011; 4-8-2011; 4-23-2011; 5-4-2011; 10-5-2013; 11-19-2013;
the beginning of this website