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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.

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

December 15, 2019 – TownHall: “Medical Associations Embrace Propaganda, Not Science”

December 7, 2019 – The Christian Post: “Christian groups back new LGBT civil rights bill that protects religious institutions”

December 2, 2019 – The Federalist: “Most Americans Think Cohabitation Is Fine, But That’s Not What Social Science Says”

December 2, 2019 – Pregnancy Help News: “Catholic Medical Association responds to article on pregnancy centers”

November 29, 2019 – WORLD: “Lasting Trauma”

November 28, 2019 – AJC: “Schools await ruling as transgender students pose sensitive issue”

November 25, 2019 – U.S. News: “How to Help Your Child Eat Well and Be a Good Guest at Holiday Meals”

November 21, 2019 – Chicago’s Morning Answer: “Pediatrician Michelle Cretella talks Palatine D211 Transgender rules, and more!”

November 18, 2019 – MD Edge – Pediatrics:  “AAP advises pediatricians to support emergency contraception for all teenagers”

November 6, 2019 – Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler on OAN: “Kicked off YouTube for Telling Truth about Gender!”

November 5, 2019 – Breitbart: “Fact Check: Pediatric Endocrine Society Falsely Claims Puberty Blockers are ‘Reversible’ “

September 28, 2019 – Patheos: “Gay, transgender youth at ‘significantly higher risk’ of suicide than heterosexual peers”

September 27, 2019 – Life Site News: ‘Mommy says I’m a girl’: Dad fights to save 7-year-old son from gender ‘transition’

September 26, 2019 – The Observer: Transgender medicine and the treatment of children

September 25, 2019 – The Winchester Sun: Our View: Family meal time helps more than nutrition

September 25, 2019 – The Advocate Messenger: Eating together as a family has many benefits

September 25, 2019 – Life Site News: “There is Absolutely No Medically Justifiable Reason for Abortion”

September 25, 2019 – The Arlington Catholic Herald: The ethics of the transgender debate

September 25, 2019 – The New American: BBC Teaching Children There Are “Over 100” Genders

September 24, 2019 – Life Site News: He was a ‘transgender toddler’ at 3, ‘rebaptized’ as girl at 7

September 23, 2019 – Tampa Bay Times: Protesters won’t give up fight against Pasco schools’ LGBTQ rules

September 20, 2019 – World News Group: Sexual violence and family breakdown

September 20, 2019 – Life Site News: House Dems want to strip tax-exempt status from pro-family groups who oppose homosexuality


September 15, 2019 – ‘Completely reversible’? UK transgender charity instructs teachers on puberty blockers to 12yo kids

September 15, 2019 – The Ganonoque Reporter: Kids and cannabis

September 15, 2019 – St. Louis Post Dispatch: Life begins at conception is not just a religious belief

September 14, 2019 – Deeper Water: “Michelle Cretella on Transgenderism” 

September 12, 2019 – One News Now: Docs cheered for standing up for ‘trans’ children

September 11, 2019 – The Patriot Post: Speaker Pelosi’s Hearing Problem

September 5, 2019 – World: More than genes

September 2, 2019 – Ricochet: Transgenderism, the Supreme Court, and Child Abuse

August 30, 2019 – Webster-Kirkwood Times: Letter Writer Draws On “Fringe Group” Science

August 29, 2019 – The Winchester Star: Open Forum: Frederick County supervisors, the LGBT agenda, and the constituent majority

August 22, 2019 – Life Site News: “Killing a Living Unborn Child is Not Medical Care or Health Care,” Georgia Tells Court

August 20, 2019 – Stock News Brief: Wait! US & UK doctors warn against hormones/surgery for trans-identified kids

August 19, 2019 – One News Now: Public school no friend to parents

August 12, 2019 – Media Matters: American Family Radio host Bryan Fischer uses Boy Scout sexual abuse case to attack LGBTQ people

August 12, 2019 – Out in Perth: ‘The Australian’ launches new attack on transgender children

August 11, 2019 – WND: Hurting kids: How the left is destroying a generation

August 8, 2019 – One News Now: ‘Identity medicine’ warrants investigation, say groups

August 8, 2019 – The Chronicle of Social Change: California Bill Seeks to Ensure New Rights for LGBTQ Foster Youth

August 2, 2019 – Live Action: Florida appeals court overturns ruling against state’s 24-hour abortion waiting period

August 2, 2019 – Townhall: Mario, Oh Mario. Where Art Thy Spine, Oh Mario?

August 1, 2019 – VCY America: Medical Transgendering of Children

August 1, 2019 – LifeSite: Spinelessness won’t cut it in defending our kids from transgender insanity

July 30, 2019 – Breitbart: Mario Lopez: ‘Dangerous’ for Parents to Allow Their Children to Chose Genders

July 29, 2019 – NC Register: How the Sexual Revolution Has Corrupted the Professions (and What You Can Do About It!)

July 27, 2019 – Medgazette 24: Italian council bans drugs for gender-bending of kids

July 26, 2019 – MercatorNet: Will transgenderism be swept away by history?

July 25, 2019 – One News Now: Docs urge surgeon general to dig into gender dysphoria ‘remedy’

July 25, 2019 – Standard Newswire: Coalition Offended and Displeased with Recent Comments Attacking Conscience Rights

July 25, 2019 – The Patriot Post: Loan Survivor? America on the Brink Wtih Debt

July 22, 2019 – Lifesite: Pediatricians warn surgeon general: Hormones, surgery harm gender-confused kids

July 15, 2019 – Breitbart: HHS Agency Requires Abortion Survivors to Be Treated

July 12, 2019 – Christian Headlines: American Psychological Association Launches Task Force Encouraging Non-Monogamous Relationships

July 11, 2019 – CBN News: Top US Psychology Group Pushes Polyamory, Sex with NO Boundaries

July 11, 2019 – Breitbart: APA Task Force Promotes Multiple Sex Partner Status as Legally Protected Class

July 11, 2019 – Catholic News Agency: APA launches task force to reduce stigma of ‘ethical’ polyamorous relationships

July 11, 2019 – California Globe: CA Bill Guarantees New ‘Rights’ to Foster Kids, Promotes Abortions, Rape Care, Phone Calls, Texts and Privacy From Adults

July 10, 2019 – Lifesite: Psychologists form new task force to normalize ‘polyamory’

July 9, 2019 – PJ Media: Slippery Slope Confirmed: American Psychological Association Pushes ‘Consensual Non-Monogamy’

July 9, 2019 – LifeSite: California mandates LGBT ‘sensitivity’ for teachers, even when they disagree

July 9, 2019 – Longview News-Journal: Letter: Biased source, misleading article

July 9, 2019 – The Christian Post: APA launches task force on ‘consensual non-monogamy,’ calls polyamory a ‘marginalized identity

July 1, 2019 – Trib Live: Pittsburgh drag queen story times canceled after threats

June 29, 2019 – Pittsburgh Current: Carnegie Library Cancels Drag Queen Story Hour After Threats Made Against Similar Programs

June 28, 2019 – StarTribune: Readers Write: Line 3 oil pipeline, Democratic debates, PolyMet mine

June 27, 2019 – Holland Sentinel: My Take: The inequality of the Equality Act HR 5

June 27, 2019 – The Daily Caller: Child Drag Queens: A Pride Month Media Obsession

June 27, 2019 – Petoskey News: Letter — Don’t celebrate perversion

June 26, 2019 – Washington Times: ‘Gender X’ options gain steam in states

June 25, 2019 – News Busters: Child Drag Queen’s ‘Creative Gender’ Celebrated On Estrella TV

June 21, 2019 – The Daily Signal: Vermont Poised to Let Kids, Not Parents, Make Gender Decisions

June 21, 2019 – The Patriot Post: World War Won: Cross Memorial Stays, Court Rules

June 20, 2019 – LifeSite: LGBT ‘pride’ parade advocates say children like to see ‘nakedness’ and ‘kink’

June 19, 2019 – PureWow: There Are 4 Types of Parenting Styles. Which Philosophy Do You Follow?

June 18, 2019 – The New American: California’s New Sex-ed Regime Is Worse Than You Can Imagine

June 17, 2019 – American Thinker: We Must Reject LGBTQ Craziness Becoming America’s Accepted Norm

June 13, 2019 – Limit screen time to get kids moving this summer

June 11, 2019 – The Daily Caller: Child sex offenders in alabama will be prescribed the drug used for gender transition

June 10, 2019 – KIWA Radio: UPDATE: Dorr Makes Corrections To Press Release

June 8, 2019 – Molly Hall: Shapeshifter Series / Guest: Dr. Michelle Cretella (gender identity and eating disorders)

June 7, 2019 – The Express: Limit screen time to get kids moving this summer

June 7, 2019 – Variety: Film Review: ‘The Lavender Scare’

June 4, 2019 – First Things: About Drag Queen Story Hour

June 3, 2019 – The Christian Post: Trump’s LGBT pride tweet reinforces the exploitation of sexual minorities 50 years after Stonewall

May 31, 2019 – Lifesite: ‘Transgender’ student crowned prom ‘king’ at Massachusetts high school

May 25, 2019 – The Patriot Post: Orchard Suit Plants Doubts About Bogren

May 23, 2019 – Church Militant: Pro-lgbt equality act forces doctors to violate their oath to do no harm

May 23, 2019 – Santa Clarita Free: Victimhood and Political Madness

May 18, 2019 – Conservative Daily News: In The Wake of Roe v. Wade

May 17, 2019 – Canada Free Press: Medical Professionals Forced to Harm

May 16, 2019 – PJ Media: Bipartisan Coalition of Feminists, Pro-Lifers, Religious Freedom Advocates Unite Against the ‘In-Equality Act’

May 15, 2019 – Medical Daily: Reasons Why The Equality Act Would Force Doctors To Do Harm

May 13, 2019 – Lusaka Times: South Africa’s grade 4 pupils to learn about masturbation in new curriculum

May 12, 2019 – Townhall: Pediatrician Warns ‘Equality Act’ Would Strip Parental Rights, Force Catholic Hospitals Out of Business, and End Girls’ Sports

May 12, 2019 – Blue Virginia: Transphobic Arlington Parents Group Sends Letter to Arlington Public School Staff

May 10, 2019 – The Daily Signal: A Pediatrician Explains How ‘Dangerous’ Equality Act Would Force Doctors to ‘Do Harm’

May 2, 2019 – Bloomberg Opinion: Measles Outbreak Should Change the Vaccines Conversation

May 1, 2019 – Columbia Daily Herald: Outrageous live experiment on children goes unchecked

April 29, 2019 – Breitbart: Judge Finds Father Guilty of ‘Family Violence’ for Not Using Transgender Teen’s Preferred Pronouns

April 28, 2019 – Breitbart: Iowa Republicans Block Planned Parenthood’s Sex Ed Funding

April 22, 2019 – BuzzFeed News: Gender Dysphoria Isn’t A “Social Contagion,” According To A New Study

April 19, 2019 – Breitbart: Charlize Theron: My Child was a Boy ‘Until She Looked At Me When She was Three and Said ‘I Am Not a Boy!’

April 11, 2019 – Canada Free Press: Protecting Children from Barbaric Death

April 10, 2019 – The Daily Wire: Staff Quit U.K. National Health Service Over Transgender Experiment On Children

April 5, 2019 – Hatred: the god that failed

April 5, 2019 – World: Political malpractice

April 4, 2019 – CNS News: Bozell Signs Letters Demanding Media, Social CEOs Abandon Hate-Filled, Anti-Christian, Anti-Conservative SPLC

April 4, 2019 – Atlantic News Telegraph: Create Family Mealtime Traditions

March 21, 2019 – Media Matters: Extreme anti-LGBTQ groups Family Research Council and American College of Pediatricians were on Capitol Hill fighting the Equality Act

March 21, 2019 – NTD: Texas Library Apologizes for Allowing Sex Offender to Read to Children

March 19, 2019 – Rewire.News: Legislative Lowlights: Total Abortion Bans Are Flying Through State Legislatures

March 19, 2019 – The New American: Roswell: First Known for Aliens, Now a Sanctuary for Unborn Babies

March 19, 2019 – Ricochet: Transgender Curriculum for Kindergarten

March 19, 2019 – World Tribune: Roswell, New Mexico becomes ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’

March 17, 2019 – Friendly Atheist Patheos: IL Lawmaker’s Bill Would Punish Doctors for Helping Transgender Kids Transition

March 16, 2019 – Roswell Daily Record: Resolution supporting unborn carried by council

March 14, 2019 – The Patriot Post: Pentagon Marches Forward With Trans Change

March 13, 2019 – Newsweek: Elizabeth Warren Says Mike Pence Is ‘not An Honorable Person,’ Accuses Him Of Homophobia

March 13, 2019 – The Herald Palladium: Make time to be less busy

March 12, 2019 – NJ marijuana legalization: ‘Legal weed in New Jersey is a mistake’

March 6, 2019 – The New American: Alabama Court Recognizes Aborted Fetus as a Person With Rights in Landmark Pro-life Victory

March 6, 2019 – Lifesite: Top docs say no abortion is ever necessary to save a mother’s life

March 6, 2019 – The Daily Signal: ‘I Have a Girl Brain but a Boy Body’: Virginia Kindergartners Are Read Transgender Story

March 6, 2019 – Faithwire: Canadian Supreme Court Rules Parents Cannot Stop 14-Year-Old Trans Child From Injecting Hormones

March 6, 2019 – Pregnancy Help News: Pro-life Medical Orgs Call on Supreme Court to Uphold Indiana Ultrasound Law

March 6, 2019 – Christian Examiner: Canada sees exponential rise in trans-identified kids, referrals to gender clinics

March 5, 2019 – 30,000 Doctors Say: “Abortion is Never Medically Necessary to Save a Mother’s Life”

February 25, 2019 – Conservative Daily News: Boys Sweeping Girls’ High School Track In Connecticut Wouldn’t Even Break Top 100 In Male Competition

February 22, 2019 – Before NJ legalizes weed, why not consider its impact on health? | Kelly

February 16, 2019 – WND: Flashback: 1965 life magazine showed life begins at conception

February 11, 2019 – Faith and Justice: Dr. Cretella – Standing for Truth in Medicine

February 8, 2019 – Netflix Show ‘Sex Education’ – A New Low for Teen-Geared Shows

February 7, 2019 – WORLD: Measles outbreak reignites vaccine debate

February 4, 2019 – Caffeinated Thoughts: Iowa House Bill Blocks Counselors From Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

February 4, 2019 – The New American: Government Schools Are Sexualizing, Perverting, and Confusing Children

February 1, 2019 – The Meadville Tribune: LETTER: Two marches, but only one is selfless

January 31, 2019: News & Citizen: Misguided priorities in the Vermont House

January 31, 2019: The Federalist: Doctors Speak Out Against Medical Profession’s Utter Lack Of Caution For Trans Kids

January 28, 2019 – The Inscriber Magazine: Can Marijuana Help Relieve Anxiety And Chronic Pain?

January 25, 2019 – Lifesite: Lesbian and her transgender partner plan 5-year-old son’s ‘transition’ to girl

January 24, 2019 – The Gleaner: Teen reminds family: Dinner at the table an important ritual with proven benefits

January 24, 2019 – NJ marijuana legalization: Few good answers on health effects: Bergmann

January 23, 2019 – The Blaze: Canadian Journal recommends doctors prescribe hormone blockers to ‘trans kids’ as young as 10

January 23, 2019 – NC Register: Parents’ nightmare: daughters come home from college identifying as men

January 19, 2019 – Canada Free Press: Dismemberment Case Before High Court

January 18, 2019 – WND: Supremes handed opportunity to fix abortion law

January 18, 2019 – Washington Examiner: Washington Post claims ‘medical consensus’ favors abortion, cites two pro-abortion groups as proof

January 18, 2019 – Albuquerque Journal: Trump and Pence give surprise addresses at anti-abortion March for Life

January 16, 2019 – KTUU: ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ debated on the Anchorage Assembly floor

January 16, 2019 – Peruvian Times: Conservatives make new efforts to remove gender focus from government education program

January 16, 2019 – Moultrie News: Teacher to Parent – Alarming research on the impacts of what children watch online

January 15, 2019 – The College Fix: ‘Gender-affirming’ treatment for confused children has no scientific basis, medical experts warn court

January 15, 2019 – Psychology Today: What is driving America’s trend toward social disengagement?

January 14, 2019 – Report to the People # 74: Legalization of Recreational Marijuana by Philip W. Chapman, County Board District Three

January 8, 2019 – Church Militant: After lawsuit, catholic health network agrees to cover sex change surgery

January 8, 2019 – Barbados Today: Child abuse for sure

January 7, 2019 – The New American: Website Sells Prosthetic Genitalia for Transgender Kids

January 7, 2019 – Breitbart: WSJ: Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria Is ‘Social Contagion’

January 7, 2019 – American Thinker: Transgender Theory Enables Child Abuse

January 5, 2019 – The Christian Post: NBC should be ‘ashamed’ of telling parents to push transgender ideology on kids, advocacy groups say

January 2, 2019 – The New American: Another Women-only College to Accept Transgender Students in Fall

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