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GOP Rep. Cline Introduces Bill To Bar Organ Transplant Centers From Denying Service To The Unvaccinated

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Rep. Ben Cline, R-Va., will introduce legislation Tuesday that aims to prevent organ transplant centers from denying unvaccinated Americans the right to receive or donate an organ.

Cline is being joined by GOP Reps. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., Bob Good, R-Va., Rob Wittman, R-Va., Jeff Duncan, R-S. C., and Rodney Davis, R-Ill., in introducing the Stop Arduous Vaccine Enforcement (SAVE) Act.

The bill, according to Cline’s office, follows “several reports” from across America in which individuals are “being removed from the organ transplant list or moved to ‘inactive’ status as a result of being unvaccinated.”

In a statement shared with Fox News, Cline said it is “unimaginable” that people are being refused organ transplants over their “personal choice to get vaccinated.”

“It is unimaginable that organ transplant centers would deny American citizens life-saving medical procedures solely for being unvaccinated against COVID-19,” Cline said. “The SAVE Act ensures that no one is denied an organ transplant … (Read more)

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