THE TIME FOR
CHANGE IS NOW
- 70% of economists surveyed by the American Economic Association say that the US should allow payments to organ donors and their families.
- Nobel Prize winning economist Alvin Roth has come out in favor of state-level experiments in incentives for kidney donors.
- Numerous public opinion polls show a majority of Americans support incentives for kidney donors.
- Hundreds of transplant professionals, ethicists, religious leaders, academics and kidney donors signed an open letter to President Obama advocating for studies on increasing the number of living kidney donors.
CHANGING PUBLIC OPINION
THROUGH THE INITIATIVE PROCESS
1996: California Becomes the First State to Legalize Marijuana for Medical Purposes
1996: National Polling Shows only 25% of Americans Favor Legalization
2015: Twenty-Three States and DC Have Legalized Marijuana for Medical Purposes
2015: National Polling Shows 53% of Americans Favor Legalization, Crosses 50% in 2013
We Have a Significantly Stronger Tailwind
2014: National polling shows 61% of Americans are supportive of financial incentives for kidney donation.