Lawsuits Aside, U.S. Lung-Donor Policy Works

The judge was wrong to order Kathleen Sebelius to ignore federal policy of lung transplants for children. 

In ordering Kathleen Sebelius to ignore federal policy and allow 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and 11-year-old Javier Acosta to join the adult waiting list for lung transplants this week, U.S. District Court Judge Michael Baylson declared that the policy "discriminates against children and serves no purpose, is arbitrary, capricious and an abuse of discretion."

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