Dear AAPS Members and Friends,
There have been increasing reports of patients being kicked off organ transplant lists because they have refused COVID vaccination.
To put a stop to this violation of basic medical ethics against some of the most vulnerable patients, Rep. Ben Cline (VA-6) has introduced H.R. 6534 (text, status, press release), the Stop Arduous Vaccine Enforcement (SAVE) Act of 2022.
This bill would prohibit a transplant center from:
- treating an individual as ineligible to donate or receive an organ;
- assigning a lower priority to an individual waiting to receive an organ;
- or otherwise discriminate against an individual seeking to donate or receive an organ;
based on whether or not the individual is vaccinated against COVID-19.
Please ask your Members of Congress to support this crucial legislation.
Use the following link to get your message on the way with just a few clicks: https://p2a.co/TZxpw6U
Thank you for speaking out to help save lives. ~AAPS
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