There are people dying from acute kidney failure every day. Some are so desperate that they “find” a suitable kidney on their own but no hospital will perform the operation. Why? Because they bought their kidney. It can cost say about $70,000 on the Black Market for a human kidney. Sounds real creepy because it is real creepy and illegal in this country to buy or sell human parts.
Should the law be changed from illegal to legal to buy human replacement parts? The best way to convince a jury to go from “that is sick” to “yes we need to help people save their lives” would be addressing the 14th Amendment, due process, which is about a person having the right to lifesaving treatment. Or, the issue of the right to privacy, Roe Vs. Wade, a person’s right to what is done to their body. These issues can possibly be used to a person’s right to sell a part of their body. Still sounds creepy though.
Unless you represent the seller as well, you have no standing as to assert the seller’s rights. Yes, there are so many ethical questions here. As the purchaser, what will happen if the law is changed? Will kidneys be sold at Wallmart? They do sell everything. As the seller, would you sell your left hand for a 50 inch TV? Would the poor be exploited while the rich change body parts for newer ones like the way they already change their faces. Wrinkles are on poor people’s faces; face lifts are already for rich people.