Tag: American College of Pediatricians

U.S. Military to Allow Soldiers to Crossdress

New recruits would have to crossdress for at least 18 months prior to joining the military, presumably to avoid last-minute transitions from one mode of dress to another. Still, if a member of the armed forces wishes to swap genders while serving on active duty, they may be able to do so “if a military medical provider determines it is necessary,” according to reports.

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Pediatricians Call Gender Discordance Conditioning Child Abuse

The American College of Pediatricians (ACP) has issued a report urging legislators and educators to reject all policies that condition children to accept as normal “a life of chemical and surgical impersonation of the opposite sex.” They say endorsing “gender discordance” is “child abuse.”

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Doctors Refute Planned Parenthood’s Defense It Uses Aborted Fetal Tissue For Scientific Progress

“Let’s be clear: selling organs of aborted babies for fetal tissue research is unnecessary and prolongs human suffering,” Dr. Michelle Cretella tells Breitbart News. “Fetal tissue research, like embryonic stem cell research, has failed to produce a single successful treatment for human disease, and both have been associated with significant side-effects including overgrowth of cells and the need for immunosuppressive chemotherapy.”

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House Republicans Aim To Strip Planned Parenthood’s Funding

The House Appropriations Committee’s draft of its fiscal year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill “eliminates all funding for the controversial Family Planning Program, saving taxpayers nearly $300 million.” The bill would also substantially cut so-called “comprehensive teen pregnancy prevention programs,” but double funding for abstinence-centered or Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) programs.

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School Apologizes For Failing To Notify Parents Prior To Reading Transgender Book To K-3 Children

Public school officials in Kittery Point, Maine apologized to parents of students in kindergarten through third grade for failing to notify them before their children were exposed to a book about a transgendered child during a lesson on tolerance and acceptance. A parent of a first-grader at the school called school principal David Foster when her son came home asking questions about sexual identity.