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PRESS RELEASE: 5th U.S. Circuit Court upholds Texas laws protecting women

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

October 3, 2014 For immediate release. The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists applauds the recent decision by the panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court in New Orleans to uphold the laws of the State of Texas.  This decision allows Texas to protect women from unsafe abortion clinics [...]

PRESS RELEASE: New Affordable Care Act "Accommodations"

August 22nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

On Friday, August 22, 2014 the administration under President Barack Obama announced new provisions for the Affordable Care Act which are meant to accommodate religious not-for-profit organizations. The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists recognizes that the administration still misses the point when it comes to objecting to these [...]

The Supreme Court's Decision on Monday

July 7th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dear Colleagues, As you know by now, the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday in favor of the conscience rights of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood establishes a formidable precedent protecting the conscience rights of family business owners.   And although the media wants to spin this into an issue about contraception [...]

AAPLOG Applauds Supreme Court Majority

June 30th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Today is a tremendous victory for all Americans and their freedom of conscience.  In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld the right of closely-held corporations to act in conformity with their consciences and sincerely-held religious beliefs. The key issue in this case was the objection of the Green (Hobby [...]

You Are Not Alone

June 12th, 2014|Categories: News|

Are you facing an unexpected pregnancy? You are not alone. Learning that you are pregnant can be a joyous time; but it also can leave you feeling scared, concerned, and trapped, especially if the pregnancy was unplanned, unexpected, or perhaps even unwanted.  In seeing that positive pregnancy test your life has [...]

Are you facing an unexpected pregnancy?

June 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

You are not alone. Learning that you are pregnant can be a joyous time; but it also can leave you feeling scared, concerned, and trapped, especially if the pregnancy was unplanned, unexpected, or perhaps even unwanted.  In seeing that positive pregnancy test your life has changed forever.  You are now [...]

"We don’t pretend, and we never will pretend that ideology is science." Read more here!

May 23rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

If you only have 3 minutes to spend with this member update, watch this video ( AND LOOK AT THE ACOG PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY AT THE END OF THIS EMAIL): The Doctor Meets the Bioethicist: http://youtu.be/4LTq6kBU2-E FROM HIPPOCRATIC TO UTILITARIAN MEDICAL ETHICS It is difficult to understand how an Ob can [...]

Current Happenings in the Support for Life

May 16th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Maternal Mortality The World Health Organization just released two very important publications concerning  global and country specific maternal mortality.  [Trends in maternal mortality 1990 to 2013]  and  [Global Causes of Maternal Death:  a WHO systematic analysis]    There are two findings to note:  1) While global maternal mortality is decreasing, the [...]

"…Pregnancy is not a disease, and the voluntary killing of fetuses for social reasons is not medical care."

May 16th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

“In medicine, the vast majority of conscientious objection (CO) is exercised within the reproductive healthcare field – particularly for abortion and contraception. Current laws and practices in various countries around CO in reproductive healthcare show that it is unworkable and frequently abused, with harmful impacts on women's healthcare and rights. [...]

"…Safe abortions were defined as those that meet legal requirements."

May 16th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

1. Find A Physician Directory Update Ready to Launch May 1.  We are going live with the new member directory as of May 1.   If you have not yet logged into the members only website (members.aaplog.org)  please take 90 seconds and log in and update your profile.   Unless we hear [...]