Reports have been circulating for some time that the Chinese government is promoting the macabre business of harvesting organs from living human beings for the purpose of transplanting them into persons for whom the Chinese Communists have higher regard. Protest marches have been held. Witnesses have exposed themselves to danger by smuggling information out of the communist nation.
According to State Senator Angela Paxton (R-Texas), the evidence is more than rumor:
“We know this is true, we know it is wrong, and that it again goes to the very heart of destroying the dignity of every human being.”
Her moral outrage led her to sponsor a resolution (since adopted by the Texas State Senate) condemning the practice.
An article in the Epoch Times reported that “prisoners of conscience – a majority of whom are adherents of the persecuted spiritual discipline of “Falun Gong”- are being killed on a “significant scale” for their organs”. Apparently, the Chinese Communists then makes these organs available to desperate people at a huge profit.
The Texas Resolution calls upon the U.S. Government to do more to confront this barbarity.
That would be a great. But the moral authority of the U.S. Government to challenge such horrendous practices in China has been greatly diminished by Joe Biden’s radical embrace of harvesting organs and tissue from aborted babies to pursue ghoulish medical experiments at taxpayer expense. Honestly – what is the difference?
In both cases, the strong are destroying the weak in order to benefit the strong with the promise of prolonged life or cures to various maladies. It is a kind of medical cannibalism.
We have written about this matter before. Since the last posting, we have discovered that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a public statement condemning the Biden Administration for its new policy of partnering with Planned Parenthood in trafficking aborted baby parts:
“The bodies of children killed by abortion deserve the same respect as that of any other person. Our government has no right to treat innocent abortion victims as a commodity that can be scavenged for body parts to be used in research. It is unethical to promote and subsidize research that can lead to legitimizing the violence of abortion.”
That is a fine statement. We welcome it, and pray for a greater uprising among the nation’s clergy. But it fails to fully anticipate the great threat posed by Biden’s new policy. What happens when universities and Big Pharma discover that they need more tissue? More organs? What happens when they develop therapies dependent upon a fresh supply of baby tissue? It seems inevitable that we are on the cusp of going beyond the horror of reaping tissue from the victims of abortion. Soon we could see these same powerful interests paying women to “grow” babies for the purpose of harvesting organs to meet an insatiable demand for “miracle” cures.
The people of Texas should be proud of Sen. Angela Paxton for her leadership in exposing the criminal regime controlling China. But, as they say, love needs to begin at home.