American Issues

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

July 24, 2012

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 infor…

Chen Guangcheng REV

May 25, 2012

AAPLOG Statement on Chen Guangcheng We are grateful for the efforts of Congressman Chris Smith, Reggie Littlejohn, President Obama and Hillary Clin…

IMPORTANT ANTI-ABORTION LEGISLATION IN GEORGIA

May 14, 2012

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 …

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

February 16, 2012

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), will hold a hearing entitled, "Lines Crossed: Separation of …

New Jursey Nurses' Conscience Rights Validated by Court

December 23, 2011

New Jersey Nurses’ Conscience Rights Validated by Court The following is a press release by the US Congressional ProLife Caucus’s Co-Chair Ch…

12 nurses from a “same-day” surgical unit at Univ. Medical/Dental School of New Jersey told to assist in abortion procedures, an action contrary to their conscience convictions.

November 14, 2011

By Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger NEWARK — Standing on the steps of the school’s administration building, 12 nurses today acc…

Huge new study in British J. of Psychiatry shows adverse mental health effects of induced abortion.

September 01, 2011

This review by Dr. Priscilla K. Coleman of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, offers the largest quantitative estimate of mental he…

Contraceptive Mandate

August 01, 2011

AAPLOG Position Statement on HHS Aug 1, 2011, “Contraceptive Mandate” The American Association of ProLife Obstetricians and Gynecologists pres…

FDA publishes Mifeprex Adverse Events Report

July 22, 2011

FDA publishes Mifeprex Adverse Events Report The FDA recently released its second Mifeprex Adverse Events Report to the public. The report can b…

Medical Students for Life: National Conference

May 01, 2011

On April 30,Medical Students for Life held the 1st Annual NATIONAL RESEARCH & LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE WEBCAST. This was an excellent program, includ…

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Files Suit Against Pro-Lifer

August 24, 2010

The following is a news release from Liberty Counsel: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Files Suit Against Pro-Lifer Liberty Counsel has agree…

OSU MFM Professor Acknowledges Induced Abortion-Preterm Birth Associaton

August 22, 2010

Jay D. Iams, MD; Vincenzo Berghells, MD. Care for women with prior preterm birth. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. August 2010;203(…

Gerard Health Foundation Announces Second “Life Prizes” Awards

August 17, 2010

$600,000 in Prizes to be Awarded to Life Saving Heroes Natick, MA – Up to $600,000 will be awarded to individuals or organizations that have work…

AAPLOG testimony on Ulipristal at the FDA hearing

June 17, 2010

Prepared Remarks of Dr. Donna Harrison President, American Association of Pro Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists Presented to FDA’s Adviso…

AAPLOG submission to the FDA Reproductive Health Advisory Committee regarding the upcoming meeting June 17 on Ulipristal approval as an "emergency contraceptive"

June 03, 2010

AAPLOG to FDA on Ulipristol, June 2 (pdf).…

AAPLOG letter to U.S. State Dept regarding upcoming report to U.N. Human Rights Council, with special concern over 1) the Conscience Issue and 2) inclusion of abortion in the definition of Reproductive Heath.

April 30, 2010

When the United Nations Human Rights Council was created in 2006, it established a process to review countries' human rights records. Each country tha…

Muddying the Water

January 01, 2010

The NEJM in its 12-31-09 issue granted George J. Annas, JD, MPH a platform to defend the Senate version of health care reform as meeting President Obama's promise that no federal funds would be used for abortion. Because passage of the bill may hinge on abortion, Mr. Annas makes his argument by providing understanding of the Stupak amendment and the current laws on federal funding for abortion.…

Late-Term Abortion

June 15, 2009

Bioethics

September 15, 2008

Abortion and Mental Health

September 15, 2008