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

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 which do not meet the [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: New Affordable Care Act "Accommodations"

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 medical procedures. Paying for pills [...]

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8th Circuit Court Affirms Informed Consent Re: Abortion and Suicide

In a landmark decision on July 24, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld South Dakota's "suicide advisory," which is part of its informed consent for abortion law. The vote was 7 to 4. This is one of the most significant federal court decisions on the risks to women since the 1973 [...]

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IMPORTANT ANTI-ABORTION LEGISLATION IN GEORGIA

On May 1, 2012, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 954, which would prohibit the elective termination of all pregnancies at or beyond 20 weeks after fertilization or 22 weeks gestation. There are currently an estimated 1300 babies aborted each year after 22 weeks in Georgia. Georgia became the sixth state to pass [...]

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Has the Obama Administration Trampled on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience?

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), will hold a hearing entitled, "Lines Crossed: Separation of Church and State. Has the Obama Administration Trampled on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience?" on Thursday, February 16th at 9:30AM in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. AAPLOG has submitted a position [...]

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New Jursey Nurses' Conscience Rights Validated by Court

New Jersey Nurses’ Conscience Rights Validated by Court The following is a press release by the US Congressional ProLife Caucus’s Co-Chair Chris Smith (R-NJ) December 22, 2011 http://chrissmith.house.gov "UMDNJ's coercive abortion participation policy announced in September was a blatant violation of the rights of its health care professionals. The right to conscience is a federally [...]

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AAPLOG Statement on HHS Aug 1, 2011, "Contraceptive Mandate"

The American Association of ProLife Obstetricians and Gynecologists presents its Position Statement on the US Dept HHS “Contraceptive Mandate” announced Aug 1, 2011 for implementation Aug 1, 2012: The American Association of ProLife Obstetricians and Gynecologists objects to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate that contraceptives, emergency contraception, and sterilization be provided [...]

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Contraceptive Mandate

AAPLOG Position Statement on HHS Aug 1, 2011, “Contraceptive Mandate” The American Association of ProLife Obstetricians and Gynecologists presents its Position Statement on the US Dept HHS “Contraceptive Mandate” announced Aug 1, 2011 for implementation Aug 1, 2012: The American Association of ProLife Obstetricians and Gynecologists objects to the U.S. Department of Health and Human [...]

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European News

Dear ProLife Colleague, here are some bits and pieces of news from the international scene: Hungary: new constition protects life New York, May 5 (C-FAM) Last week, Hungarian President Pal Schmitt signed a controversial new constitution into law that includes a provision for the protection of unborn life “from conception” and the definition of marriage [...]

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High Court Says No Right to Abortion in European Law

By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. STRASBOURG, December 23 (C-FAM) Europe’s highest human rights court says there is no human right to abortion in Europe’s human rights convention, and that abortion laws are the purview of sovereign states. The European Court of Human Rights made the statement last week in its conclusion of “A, B, and C [...]

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