New England Journal of Medicine: 'Brain Death' is not Death - Organ Donors are Alive

By John-Henry WestenBOSTON, August 14, 2008 ( - In an article that is sure to rock the world of organ donation, the highly respected New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has backed up the objections of various pro-life groups, as well as some scientists and physicians to…

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The secularists aren’t going to like it if the pope comes out against organ donation.

They will have no problem adjusting to a different criteria other than certain death.


Possibly quite the opposite.

The LifeSite article distorts the truth. The Truog and Miller article is one of three opinion pieces published in this edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. The other two articles take issue with Truog and Miller’s conclusion. None of the articles represent the views of the journal itself.

Sometimes I wonder why LifeSite gets the attention it does. This is one of those times.

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