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Puberty blockers stunt children’s bone growth, research finds
Puberty blockers stunt children’s bone growth, research finds
Christian Post, February 9, 2021
Dr. Quentin Van Meter, a pediatric endocrinologist from Atlanta [and ACPeds President], told The Christian Post of the numerous repercussions of using high-powered drugs to suppress normal puberty.
I Know What Happens To The Kids in ‘Transhood’, Because It Happened To Me
I Know What Happens To The Kids in ‘Transhood’, Because It Happened To Me
The Federalist, February 5, 2021
Dr. Michelle Cretella, executive director of the American College of Pediatrics, recently said: “The fact is many kids under the age of seven are still developing cognitively. When we tell these young kids … the lie that they might be born in the wrong body, … it’s psychological abuse because we are disrupting their normal cognitive and psychological development.”
New Study Shows Transgender Players Have Advantage in Women’s Sports
New Study Shows Transgender Players Have Advantage in Women’s Sports
The Daily Signal, February 3, 2021
Doctors like Michelle Cretella have been saying for years, men and women are profoundly and genetically different in ways that no medicine or surgery can change.

Guam senators against amending law to allow telemedicine medication abortion
Pacific Daily News, January 29, 2021
Following a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Guam’s abortion laws, six senators said they don’t support a change in the law that would allow telemedicine medication abortion.
American College of Pediatricians Affirms the Loving Choice of Adoption During Pro-life Month
The Iowa Standard, January 20, 2021
In an updated statement published today, the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) affirms adoption as the best option for children who cannot be raised within their natural families.
Sex, drugs and gender dysphoria
Sex, drugs and gender dysphoria
Spectator Australia, January 9, 2021
"I discovered the medical profession had been duped into accepting what amounted to an ideology by pressure groups in professional bodies, as exposed by Dr. Quentin Van Meter." [President of ACPeds]
Calif. Requires Insurers to Pay for Breast Mutilation for Gender-Confused Teens
Calif. Requires Insurers to Pay for Breast Mutilation for Gender-Confused Teens
PJ Media, January 5, 2021
Michelle Cretella, executive director of the American College of Pediatricians, told PJ Media that “the surgical mutilation of healthy breasts which can never be replaced” does incalculable damage “to emotionally disturbed girls and women.”
American College of Pediatricians – Unborn Children Feel Pain
The Iowa Standard, January 17, 2021
In its recent position statement, Fetal Pain: What is the Scientific Evidence, the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) reviews the laboratory and clinical data which indicates that as early as 12 weeks gestation (and possibly earlier) exposure to painful stimuli negatively affects these immature human beings.
New Science a Game Changer on Trans Sports
The Patriot Post, January 6, 2021
“[M]en and women have — at a minimum — 6,500 genetic differences between us. And this impacts every cell of our bodies — our organ systems, how diseases manifest, how we diagnose, and even treat in some cases.” Dr. Michelle Cretella, ACPeds
CA demands insurance companies cover breast removals for trans teen girls
CA demands insurance companies cover breast removals for trans teen girls
Lifesite News, January 6, 2021
“The active promotion of transgenderism has resulted in massive uncontrolled and unconsented experimentation upon children and adolescents,” Dr. Michelle Cretella, MD, FCP, president of the American College of Pediatricians told LifeSiteNews previously. “This is child abuse.”
What's best for kids isn't 'prejudicial discrimination'
One News Now, February 4, 2021
With many thousands of children available for adoption and in the foster care system, Dr. Michelle Cretella of the American College of Pediatricians says their best hope is to be placed in a positive and loving environment.

The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) is often cited in the media for its stand. With the understanding that the ACPeds may not always be accurately quoted, these unedited articles offer the reader exposure to various debates on issues affecting the child and the family.

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