We have some good news to report both in the United States and worldwide! In the U.S. this week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Texas upheld a law requiring Mifeprex abortions to be performed according to the FDA protocol. Several AAPLOG members spent many hours helping to defend this legislation, and you can [...]
GM’s Ignition Switches-Failure To Warn? Obstetrician Group challenges the Government’s own “Failure to Warn” as 4000 children die yearly
In the wake of the federal government grilling General Motors about the deaths of 13 people due to the auto manufacturer’s “failure to warn” its consumers about potentially dangerous products, the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), now asks the same government why it is failing to warn its citizens about the health [...]
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The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists affirms the Dublin Declaration which states: As experienced practitioners and researchers in Obstetrics and Gynecology, we affirm that direct abortion is not medically necessary to save the life of a woman. We uphold that there is a fundamental difference between abortion and necessary medical treatments that are [...]
Dear Colleagues, As the tornado of the Affordable Care Act touches down on our practices, there has been very little attention given to the effect of that act on physicians, or physician opinion of the impact on health care. One physician staffing group undertook a survey of physician opinions of the ACA. [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1H9DUHknkrc-S65FW9lOAU-q70ylNPpcNp10vxTGrdYk/pub] The results [...]
Dear Colleagues, We trained for 4 years of medical school, and 4 years of residency in obstetrics and gynecology in order to provide the best surgical care for our patients. During that time we learned by instruction and experience the skills necessary to avoid major surgical complications. We learned to respect the large blood vessels [...]
The DC appeals court - second most powerful in the USA next to the Supreme Court - struck down the Obamacare CONTRACEPTIVE mandate mainly on religious freedom grounds. AAPLOG was an amicus; The Breast Cancer Prevention Institute's amicus was also cited when balancing the alleged health benefits of oral contraceptives with the risks: "Equally unconvincing [...]