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Bad Medicine: “Contraception for Adolescents”

To my colleagues of the American Academy of Pediatrics, I am writing on behalf of all children and parents in our country in response to your recent policy statement “Contraception for Adolescents.” I am speaking both as a pediatrician and a mother of three children when I say that I simply cannot take your advice [...]

By |2019-11-23T15:47:34-05:00October 7th, 2014|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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American Academy of Pediatrics Mistakenly Urges Drugs Over Abstinence

The American Academy of Pediatrics' updated policy on teen pregnancy prevention makes no sense. The recommendations urging young girls to go on birth control with hormonal implants or IUDs call into question the supporting technical report co-authored by Gina Sucato, a member of Physicians for Choice. Much of the date [...]

By |2019-11-23T15:51:45-05:00October 3rd, 2014|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , |
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HLI Statement on Doctors Urging Contraception for Girls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Updated October 7, 2014 – CONTACT: Krista Thomas at 540-622-5270 – kthomas@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia -- Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, in reference to yesterday's announcement that the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that children begin to use [...]

By |2019-11-12T21:48:09-05:00September 30th, 2014|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |
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Fight Planned Parenthood With Facts, Savvy, Says HLI Chairman

Planned Parenthood is trying to give itself a public image makeover. Human Life International Chairman, Patricia Bainbridge, is determined that America’s largest abortion pro­vider and most vocal proponent of abortion won’t get away with it. “Planned Parenthood is and al­ways has been about changing the way people view human sexuality,” [...]

By |2020-01-30T20:04:31-05:00December 14th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |