Thursday, December 17, 2009

Controversy is brewing locally…

I would LOVE to have a discussion on this, how do you feel about death row inmates being organ donors? Please let me know in the comments. 

Death row inmate Longo wants to be organ donor

by Frank Mungeam
Posted on December 17, 2009 at 8:22 AM
Updated today at 8:22 AM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Death Row inmate Christian Longo has launched a Web site to campaign to become an organ donor.
A Corrections Department spokeswoman, Jennifer Black, says it considers organ donations on a case-by-case basis. One case was a bone marrow transplant for a prisoner's relative.Black told The Statesman Journal officials don't want prisoners selling their organs.
Longo is facing the death penalty for killing his wife and three children.

Another Article w/ more information is here on KATU

The Website started by Longo is