We have until December 14 to get 25,000 signatures on it. You need to live in the USA, and you should seriously sign, signal boost, tumblr bomb, anything you can. Lives are on the line- lives of people like me.
Okay, I am judging you for the fact that this still needs 23,000 out of 25,000 signatures, Tumblr. What the fuck.
Um, do people not understand that this so so people with autism can get life-saving organ transplants, instead of given a death sentence on the grounds that our lives are inherently worthless?
Do you think this doesn’t happen to young adults?
Do you think this doesn’t happen to children with various developmental disorders?
Do you think this doesn’t happen to adults with Down’s Syndrome?
“Contraindicated.” That quite literally means that they considered saving a cognitively impaired person’s life HARMFUL.
These two facebook pages are also relevant.
Case 1: Autistic, did eventually get a hospital willing to do the transplant from a family member after the original hospital wouldn’t even accept a relatives kidney.
Case 2: Autistic, may need a heart transplant, already getting lots of obstacles to care.
reblogging for additional info.
hey if you’re going to sign this ever do it soon