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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.

October 1, 2018 – CBN News: American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines Support Surgical and Hormonal Transition of Children

August 23, 2018 – National Catholic Register: When You Were a Kid What Did You Do for Fun?

July 20, 2018 – Lifezette: Liberal Lecturer at This College Compares a Colleague to Flat-Earthers

July 17, 2018 – The Savvy Street: The Politicization of Medicine 

July 16, 2018 – The Christian Institute: Study: Hormone therapy for transsexuals has fatal health risks

July 9, 2018 – LifeSite: Maine governor vetoes ban on therapy for unwanted gay attraction, gender confusion

July 6, 2018 – The Berkshire Eagle: Letter: Dangerous Gardasil drug should be banned in US

July 6, 2018 – One News Now: Legislation could force unsafe treatment on children, says doctor

July 3, 2018 – The News-Gazette: Community Wellness | Patience, trust key to peaceful family meals

July 2, 2018 – The Washington Examiner: HuffPost wants you to think a 10-year-old kid in drag is normal

July 2, 2018 – The Christian Post: Calif. Sen. to Vote on Banning ‘Conversion Therapy,’ Gender Confusion Counseling for Foster Kids

July 2, 2018 – The Christian Post: Calif. Sen. to Vote on Banning ‘Conversion Therapy,’ Gender Confusion Counseling for Foster Kids

June 21, 2018 – CBN: WHO Says Transgenderism Not Mental Health Disorder, but Ex-LGBT People and Researchers Disagree

June 20, 2018 – Lifesite: 60 groups consider suing Southern Poverty Law Center after it pays $3.4 M in defamation settlement

June 20, 2018 – The Christian Post: University Students in Australia Could Fail Courses for Using ‘Gender-Specific’ Words Like ‘Housewife’

June 20, 2019 – Lifesite: World Health Organization removes gender dysphoria from list of mental disorders

June 15, 2018 – Breitbart: CDC: Percentage of High Schoolers Who Have Had Sex Drops to 40 Percent

June 15, 2018 – The Slowly Boiled Frog: Common sense and science prevail at Fairfax County School Board

June 13, 2018 – Providence Journal: My Turn: Randal Edgar: Consider children before legalizing pot

June 13, 2018 – Ghana Crusader: Video: Nobody is born transgender – American Pediatrician

June 13, 2018 – Patheos: Tearing Down Walls, Building Bridges, Pride, and Bon Jovi?

June 12, 2018 – REELTalk Radio Show: Dr. Cretella on Conversion Therapy

June 12, 2018 – Feminist Professor: ‘why Can’t We Hate Men?’

June 12, 2018 – Right Wing Watch: Far-Right Catholic Organization Tells Religious Right Activists ‘Transgenderism is The Family’s Worst Enemy’

June 10, 2018 – WND: Teacher Fighting District’s ‘gender Confusion’ Policy

June 8, 2018 – Lifezette: College Students Wanted to Save a Controversial ‘Abortion Fellowship’

June 8, 2018 – The Patriot Post: CrossFit Muscles Out Conservative

June 8, 2018 – LifeSite: Facebook, Twitter, Google, Amazon partner with anti-Christian law center

June 5, 2018 – The Christian Post: Doctors Say Virginia School District’s Proposed Sex-Ed Changes ‘Lack Medical Justification’

June 5, 2018 – IndyStar: Varvel: Brownsburg teacher says transgender policy cost his job

June 4, 2018 – The Christian Post: Study Showing Brains Differ for Gender Dysphoria Doesn’t Prove Transgenderism Innate, Experts Say

June 4, 2018 – Standard Newswire: Breaking: SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Christian Baker

June 3, 2018 – Sioux City Journal: THE REGULARS: Iowa Legislature deserves praise for courage to pass ‘Heartbeat’ bill

June 1, 2018 – Lifesite: Boy Scouts explains how it will distribute condoms to minors at upcoming global gathering

May 31, 2018 – LifeSite: Canadian Pediatricians Advise Abortifacient IUDs as First Choice for Teen Contraception

May 29, 2018 – NewBostonPost: Shutting The Back Door: How One Mother Sees Proposed Ban in Massachusetts on ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity

May 29, 2018 – New Boston Post: Shutting The Back Door: How One Mother Sees Proposed Ban in Massachusetts on ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity

May 28, 2018 – Biz Pac Review: Chelsea Manning is safe after apparent public suicide threat; cry for help posted with creepy photo

May 23, 2018 – Canada Free Press: Are Today’s School Shooters Yesterday’s Medicated Video Game Addicts?

May 12, 2018 – NC Register: 3 Ways to Raise Kind Kids in a Me-First World

May 11, 2018 – LifeSite: Canadian pediatricians tell parents: it’s normal for your kid to switch genders every day

May 11, 2018 – CBN News: Video Shows Parents Trying to Brainwash Kids on ‘Gender Fluidity,’ But Kids Appear to Know Better

May 7, 2018 – Asbury Park Press: NJ marijuana legalization: The teen brain on weed

May 1, 2018 – Daily Mail: Four in five Americans say children need more mental health care as depression rates soar

May 2018 – Yellow Hammer News: Alfie Evans and the ever-encroaching overreach of the state, diminishment of parental rights

April 26, 2018 – GoLocalProv.com: Bishop: Transgender Children – The Odd Realm Where the Religious Resort to Science

April 26, 2018 – CatholicPhilly.com: Webinar helps parents talk to kids about harm caused by porn

April 25, 2018 – Hot Air: A Lesbian/Transgender Couple With… Fertility Trauma Woes

April 24, 2018 – LifeZette: Shocking: Kindergarten Poster Hints at Pedophilia

April 24, 2018 – Farm and Dairy: The impact of family meals

April 24, 2018 – The Christian Post: Sex ‘Assigned at Birth,’ One of Nation’s Largest School Systems Plans to Teach Middle Schoolers

April 23, 2018 – LifeSite: LGBT activists protest pediatrician for saying transgendering kids is child abuse

April 23, 2018 – One New Now: Affirmation isn’t helping

April 19, 2018 – Christian Today: California bill seeks to penalize religious freedom and free speech against gender issues

April 18, 2018 – Church Militant: Federal Government Grants $1 Million To Study Transgender 3-year-old Children

April 18, 2018 – CatholicCitizens.org: Marriage Matters: All Living Arrangements Are Not Equal

April 17, 2018 – LifeZette: Conservative Parents Are Taking Action Against the Sexualization of Their Kids

April 17, 2018 – NC Register: Marriage Matters: All Living Arrangements Are Not Equal

April 16, 2018 – Washington Examiner: Why does California hate free speech?

April 13, 2018 – The Federalist: Two Trans Bills Escalate California’s Preference For Feelings Over Facts

April 12, 2018 – Rhode Island Catholic: Assisted suicide bill opposed by disability advocates, doctors

April 4, 2018 – LifeSite: Pediatrician blasts study claiming that affirming kids’ gender confusion reduces suicide

April 3, 2018 – Life News: Louisiana Bill Would Put Planned Parenthood in Charge of Sex Education

April 3, 2018 – The Christian Post: Doctor Slams Trans Study That Claims Using Preferred Names Reduces Depression, Suicide

March 15, 2018 – The Paris Post-Intelligencer: Exactly what is worth standing up for in America?

March 13, 2018 – CBN News: Children as Sex Objects: Why NYC Gay Pride Parade Is Being Called a ‘Celebration of Pedophilia

March 13, 2018 – Townhall: Transgressing the Diversity Dictate

March 11, 2018 – The Washington Times: Transgressing the diversity dictate

March 6, 2018 – The Christian Post: Will America’s Public Grade Schools Become Transgender Mills?

March 5, 2018 – Roll Call: Legislators, Advocates Prepare Ahead of Abortion Case

March 5, 2018 – Church Militant: CA Gender-affirming law strips parental rights

February 28, 2018 – Infosurhoy: Pediatricians call for depression screening for all teens

February 27, 2018 – Deseret New: Why pediatricians are ‘on the front line’ for identifying depression and anxiety among teens

February 27, 2018 – Daily Mail: Pediatricians call for depression screening for ALL teenagers – regardless of ‘warning’ signs

February 26, 2018 – Today: All teens should be screened for depression, new guidelines urge

February 26, 2018 – LifeSite: Girl on steroids transitioning to ‘male’ wins second straight girls’ wrestling tournament

February 26, 2018 – Kinship Christian Radio: “Giving gender-altering hormones to children is simply ‘child abuse’. Today, Jay Rudolph visits with an expert who makes that bold, but vital claim…”

February 23, 2018 – The Paris Post Intelligencer: Will we surrender our children to the court system, or will we protect them?

February 22, 2018 – CMDA: Gay Parenting and Child Health Outcomes

February 21, 2018 – Yorkton This Week: Troubling time for Good Spirit School Division

February 21, 2018 – The Christian Post: Delaware Schools Push to Allow Kids to Choose Their Own Race, Gender Without Parental Knowledge

February 20, 2018 – Lifezette: Steer Clear of ‘Gendered’ Language, Even ‘Husband’ and ‘Wife,’ on Campus

February 19, 2018 – Kinship Christian Radio: “Today, Jay Rudolph visits with an expert who explains that the supposed increase in teens identifying as transgender is not because they merely feel more comfortable to come out in today’s society…”

February 18, 2018 – The Christian Post: Transgender, Biological Male Breastfeeds Using Toxic Drug Banned by FDA

February 17, 2018 – The Patriot Post: Court: Accept Your Child’s New Gender or Lose Custody

February 17, 2018 – The Patriot Post: Intolerance in Full Swing at School Dance

February 16, 2018 – Kinship Christian Radio: “Today and Tomorrow, Jay Rudolph visits with an expert about new research Minnesota that suggest a substantial increase in teens who use ‘non-traditional terms’ to self-identify…”

February 15, 2018 – The Blaze: Ohio parents may lose custody of their daughter for not letting her become a boy

February 15, 2018 – The Christian Post: Ohio Parents May Lose Custody of 17-Y-O Child for Not Supporting Gender Transition Process

February 9, 2018 – WORLD: What’s Behind the Surge in Transgender Teens

February 6, 2018 – CBN News: ‘It’s a Problem With the Mind, Not the Body’: Increasing Number of Teens Identifying as Transgender

February 2, 2018 – First Things: The War On The Hippocratic Oath

January 30, 2018 – NC Register: How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex in a Sex-Obsessed Culture

January 29, 2018 – The Federalist: How ThinkProgress’s Review Of Ryan Anderson’s Book On Transgenderism Accidentally Proves His Points

January 23, 2018 – The Lifezette: Look What Little Kids in Seattle Are Taught About Gender Fluidity

January 23, 2018 – The Vermilion: Conservative: Lack of restrictions on abortion poses threat to unborn humans

January 23, 2018 – Anchorage Daily News: ReadersWritee: Letters to the editor, January 24, 2018

January 23, 2018 – The Federalist: LGBT Left Attempts To Stamp Out Medical Professionals Who Don’t Do What They Want

January 19, 2018 – Spirit Radio: Transgender Ideology – Dr. Cretella 

January 16, 2018 – The Christian Post: Scholastic ‘Not Safe for Your Child’ Because of Pro-LGBT Books, One Million Moms Warns

January 16, 2018 – PR Newswire: Doctors Need to Be Alert to Human Trafficking, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

January 15, 2018 – The Red Pill Report: ACPeds President Dr. Michelle Cretella on transsexual child abuse

January 13, 2018 – The Patriot Post: Public School Kids Get Assembly on Sex Changes

January 11, 2018 – Mesuqite Local News: Anti-conversion therapy law tramples free speech rights

January 10, 2018 – Bleeding Cool: One Million Moms vs. Scholastic over Transgender Children’s Books

January 3, 2018 – The New American: 36-Year Study: Children’s Preference for Gender Specific Toys Is Innate

January 2, 2018 – Home Front with Cynthia Davis: Dr. Cretella speaks on Transgender Issues

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