Press Releases

megaphoneThe American College of Pediatricians periodically releases statements that relate to current issues affecting the lives of children and their families. To read a press release, click on the title of any of the following listed in chronological order.

57 Million Deaths and Counting

In honor of International Human Rights Day on December 10, 2015, the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) and the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists (AAPLOG) invite you to join them in their efforts to end the greatest human rights violation on earth: legalized induced abortion. More than 57 million babies have been violently […]

Pornography and Children: A Crying Shame

At the start of this year’s White Ribbon Against Pornography week, the American College of Pediatricians (The College) urges physicians to become aware of the dangers of pornography so they are prepared to counsel parents and adolescents on this topic. In its statement, The Impact of Pornography on Children, the College presents the results of […]

Report Confirms Marijuana is Dangerous

The American College of Pediatricians (the College) documents the harmful effects of marijuana use in its statement, Marijuana Use: Detrimental to Children, and urges parents, educators and healthcare providers to warn our youth about them. The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area has monitored the impact of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado for […]

Tragic Day for America’s Children

Gainesville, Florida – June 26, 2015 – “Dr. Michelle Cretella, President of the American College of Pediatricians in response to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision today stated, ‘This is a tragic day for America’s children. The SCOTUS has just undermined the single greatest pro-child institution in the history of mankind: the […]

Induced Abortion: Women have a Right to Know

With its position statement, Induced Abortion: Risks That May Impact Adolescents, Young Adults, and Their Children, the American College of Pediatricians (The College) urges women who are contemplating an abortion to become aware of the many risks associated with the procedure. The statement presents the results of a comprehensive review of the scientific literature on […]

Same-Sex Marriage – Detrimental to Children

The American College of Pediatricians urges the Supreme Court of the United States to consider the well-being of children in the case before them this week to legalize same-sex marriage.  While the debate over the legitimacy of same-sex marriage can be viewed from many perspectives, there should be little debate about the effects it has upon children: Same-sex marriage deliberately deprives the […]

Know Your ABCs: The Abortion Breast Cancer Link

The American College of Pediatricians urges women to “Know your ABCs” since abortion appears to be linked to breast cancer.  Although the medical community has been reluctant to acknowledge the link, induced abortion prior to a full term delivery, and prior to 32 weeks of gestation, increases the likelihood that a woman will develop breast cancer.  This risk […]

Cohabitation Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

With its position statement, Cohabitation, the American College of Pediatricians cautions adolescents and young adults about the negative consequences of cohabitation for both themselves and their children, and urges parents to teach their children about the advantages of waiting until marriage. Research shows that, rather than serving as a stepping stone to a healthy marriage, […]

Divorce is NOT the best solution

The American College of Pediatricians urges parents in troubled marriages to make every effort to heal their relationship and preserve the marriage. In the position statement, The Impact of Family Structure on the Health of Children: Effects of Divorce, the College calls attention to the negative impact of divorce on children, parents and society as […]

Marijuana: science, not hype, will clear the haze

The belief that marijuana use is “no big deal” has become increasingly pervasive in the United States. See this article by College Vice President, Dr. Michelle Cretella as published by MercatorNet.com.

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