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.

Say NO to Same-Sex Marriage

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PEDIATRICIANS URGES ALABAMA SUPREME COURT TO SAY NO TO SAME-SEX MARRIAGE FOR THE PROTECTION OF ALABAMA’S CHILDREN AND FAMILIES MONTGOMERY, AL. (November 9, 2015) – In a brief filed Friday, the American College of Pediatricians (the College) urged the Alabama Supreme Court to consider the well-being of children in the case […]

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 […]

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