CBC, Ontario's NDP calling for law presuming automatic consent for organ donation
I still don't feel comfortable with 'negative option organ donation' - somebody else making the decision for me, or a decision on behalf of my next of kin. Making a decision about what becomes of me is very personal, and can be extremely difficult for those left behind.
Ontario's New Democrats are renewing calls for a presumed-consent law to govern organ donation in the province.
NDP members Peter Kormos and Cheri DiNovo plan to introduce — for the third time — a bill calling for a system that assumes people want to donate their organs when they die.
I continue to support making selecting or not selecting organ donation a requirement for renewing one's driver's license or health card, but I don't agree with this position.
The NDP should rethink their position on this bill.