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Economists: Repealing motorcycle helmet law boosts organ harvest

The universal motorcycle helmet law debate has a new talking point after a study concluded that organ donation increases 10 percent after a helmet law is repealed. The motorcycle helmet study reads, in part:

“The estimates imply that every death of a helmetless motorcyclist prevents or delays as many as .33 deaths among individuals on organ transplant waiting lists.”

Rittgers & Rittgers has written and published an article discussing this phenomenon. To read it and learn more click here.

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