Organlegging is rampant on Earth in the early 22nd century. In an attempt to alleviate the problem, the UN has just passed the first "Freezer Law", declaring paupers in cryogenic suspension to be dead in law, allowing their organs to be harvested and made available for transplant.
A few years later Hamilton is finishing lunch with an acquaintance, when he is shot at in a seemingly random act by a local lunatic. Closer investigation reveals the attacker to be a former organlegger who retired after the first Freezer Bill went into law.
DEFENDING THE DEFENSELESS THE ISSUE: SOUP KITCHEN FACES RELOCATION OUR VIEW: CITY'S ACTIONS DON'T MATCH ITS RHETORIC.(Editorial)
Jun 13, 2000; Should the city of Denver bite the bullet and condemn the old Central Catholic High School at 1846 Logan Street? Far be it for us...