Should you be allowed to sell your organs?MoneySaving Poll Results

Poll started 12 October 2009:

Should you be allowed to sell your organs?

It’s illegal to sell organs in Britain; yet recent press stories have highlighted some people trying to sell their ‘spare’ kidneys to clear debts. If people are aware of the risks, should it be allowed? Or is the principle of buying someone’s health just plain wrong?

Which of these is closest to your view?


A. It should stay banned.6,592 votes (70 %)
B. You should be allowed to sell to highest bidder.1,730 votes (18 %)
C. You should be able to sell but only for a fixed price.1,066 votes (11 %)

                   9,388 votes received.

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