A gaggle of 4 Republican lawmakers are urging individuals of Congress to not meet with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) after the gang banned pro-life clinical execs from an match.
GOP Reps. Chris Smith of New Jersey, Virginia Foxx of North Carolina, Chip Roy of Texas and Diana Harshbarger of Tennessee known as out ACOG in a proper letter Friday after the group barred a gaggle of pro-life docs from putting in place a sales space at their annual convention this week.
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“The reported decision by ACOG — an organization purporting to represent all obstetrician–gynecologists — to exclude qualified health care professionals of maternal and child care from presenting at an annual conference because of their pro-life positions is hypocritical and outrageous,” the representatives wrote.
The banned group — the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists — were authorized to host a sales space on the convention for 15 years previous to the incident.
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The docs didn’t in finding out their sales space was once canceled via the host till they arrived in Maryland, the place the convention was once held.
“ACOG makes no secret of its extreme abortion agenda,” the GOP representatives endured of their letter. “Its detailed pro-abortion lobbying instructions to ACOG members, its ‘language guide’ touting euphemisms that hide the realities of abortion, and its stated intent to ‘increase the availability of trained abortion providers’ are just a few examples of its active and deliberate work to promote abortion on demand and spread misinformation about the pro-life movement.”
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The 4 lawmakers threatened “taking ACOG to task” within the House — and known as on different individuals of Congress to refuse assembly with ACOG till the topic is addressed.
The letter concluded, “As Members of Congress, we call on ACOG to end its discrimination against pro-life doctors, and we will press for immediate changes to this unacceptable behavior—whether that means taking ACOG to task in meetings or refusing meetings until they change course—and encourage other Members to do the same.”