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NewsWith the release of official position statements and press releases, the American College of Pediatricians is often cited in the media for its stand.  Listed below are links to recent citations of the College.  Realizing that the College may not always be accurately quoted, these articles offer the reader insight into various debates on issues affecting the child and the family.

March 25, 2020 – Live Action: Over 30,000 doctors object to abortions during pandemic: ‘Elective abortion treats no disease’

March 20, 2020 – Church Militant: Canadian Doctor: Children Should be Present at Assisted Suicides

March 18, 2020 – Breitbart News: Father Pavone: No, Abortion is Not Safer Than Childbirth

March 14, 2020 – The Laconia Daily Sun: In a recent article in the WSJ, noted biologists Colin M. Wright and Emma N. Hilton reveal, “In humans, reproductive anatomy is unambiguously male or female at birth more than 99.98 percent of the time… no third type of sex cell exist in humans and, therefore, there is no sex spectrum or additional sex spectrum or additional sexes beyond male and female. Sex is binary.”The concept of changing one’s sex is nonsense, as sex is determined by unalterable chromosomes, according to researcher Jane Robbins in the publication Public Discourse.

March 14, 2020 – The Patriot Post: Pelosi Uses Virus Bill to Spread Abortion

March 9, 2020 – Alabama Political Reporter: the Alabama state Senate passed a bill that would make it a felony for doctors to perform gender altering treatments and surgeries on children under the age of 19. ACPeds members testified to help this pass.

March 9, 2020 – Breitbart News: Study Approving Puberty Blockers for Adolescents Is Flawed

March 4, 2020 – One News Now: The entire gender conversion movement has done an immense amount of damage to teens and their families. Hormone treatments, puberty blockers and surgery are not “reversible,” and sex organs don’t grow back.

March 3, 2020 – Family Research Council: Dr. Quentin Van Meter, joins Tony Perkins to discuss his testimony before the Alabama legislature on legislation prohibiting transgender surgery and puberty blocker hormones for minors.

February 27, 2020 – World Magazine: No change allowed. States are moving to restrict so-called “conversion therapy” practices meant to help people struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction or gender issues.

February 25, 2020 – Daily Herald: The proclamation includes a quote from the American College of Pediatricians stating that human biological research confirms that human life begins at fertilization. Lehi proclaims itself a ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’

February 21, 2020 – World News: Michelle Cretella, executive director of the American College of Pediatricians, noted that the puberty-blocking drug Lupron “effectively castrates” both boys and girls, stunting their brain and bone development. Protecting gender-confused children

February 21, 2020 – “as many as 88 percent of gender-dysphoric girls and 98 percent of gender-dysphoric boys will identify with their biological sex by late adolescence with watchful waiting and/or therapy that affirms a child’s sex,” according to the American College of Pediatricians. Science, sex, and suicide

February 21, 2020 – Daily Signal:  The American College of Pediatricians concluded that the sex reassignment protocol for children and teenagers being followed in some clinics “is founded upon an unscientific gender ideology, lacks an evidence base, and violates the long-standing ethical principle, ‘First do on harm.’” On the Left, a New Clash Between Feminists and Transgender Activists

February 21, 2020 – Joseph Zanga, former President of ACPeds speaks on the hidden scourge of modern slavery in existence today with human trafficking – often involving children

February 17, 2020 – Family Research Council: Michele Cretella on the unfairness of forcing female athletes to compete against biological males

February 11, 2020 – LifeSiteNews: Babies thrown in garbage, left to die

February 11, 2020 – News Maven: Who was Sir Robert Baden-Powell?

February 9, 2020 – Breitbart News: Fact Check: Washington Post Reports Transgender Puberty Blockers Are ‘Reversible’

February 7, 2020 – Christian Post: Medical journal urges ‘state intervention’ to override parents opposed to transing their kids

February 7, 2020 – The Federalist: ‘Sesame Street’ To Feature Cross-Dressing Gay Entertainer For Impressionable Preschoolers

February 5, 2020 – Tampa Bay Times: Florida bill limiting medical treatments for transgender youth loses support

February 5, 2020 – New Times Broward-Palm Beach: Nonbinary Broward Candidate Confronts Florida Rep Sponsoring Anti-Trans Bill

February 4, 2020 – Breitbart News: Doctors Advise How to ‘Override’ Parents’ Refusal of Trans Medical Treatment for Children

February 4, 2020 – Florida Politics: Emotions run high as House committee hears testimony on transgender medical care bill

January 31, 2020 – Sentinel Colorado: Colorado attempt to outlaw gender-affirming medicine is Capitol malpractice

January 30, 2020 – LifeSite News: Brazilian gov’t promotes chastity to teens with ‘I choose to wait’ program

January 25, 2020 – World News Group: Experimenting on emotionally distressed children

January 20, 2020: PJ Media: Brave SD State Rep Moves to Protect Kids From Chemical Castration, Trans Surgery

January 15, 2020: Church Militant: Canterbury Cathedral Hosts Award Ceremony for Top UK Abortionist

January 10, 2020 – One News Now: “Battling the LGBTQ+ push within evangelical churches”

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