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  Sivan 10, 5773 , 18/06/13

MK Litzman Against Automatic Organ Donation

Former deputy health minister Ya'akov Litzman came out, Tuesday, against a proposal by Health Minister Yael German which would consider all drivers as organ donors unless they sign a declaration to the contrary.

The United Torah Judaism Member of Knesset said, "This is a bizarre proposal that has no place in a democratic, equitable and ethical state. What we have here is clearly outrageous anti-religious coercion." Jewish law is against organ donation except to save lives.

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