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  • A Doctor-Assisted Disaster for Medicine

    As a physician in Oregon, I have seen the dire effect of assisted-suicide laws on patients and my profession

    By, William L. Toffler

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  • CMA Regional Director helps women win battle against contraceptive bill in Colorado

    “Women Win Battle Against Contraceptive Bill in Colorado”

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  • “CMA’s Dr. Berchelmann speaks on FOX News about vaccinations

    CMA’s Dr. Berchelmann speaks on FOX News about vaccinations.

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  • Will Catholic Doctors Soon Be Safe, Legal and Rare?

    Latest column (this one on Catholic doctors) just posted by Father Robert McTeigue, S.J.

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  • CMA Premiers POLST Video

    Bala Cynwyd, PA—The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) has produced a video on POLST (Physician’s Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment). In some states it is called by a different name such as POST, MOLST, MOST, etc. Important information about POLST can be reviewed by clicking this link.

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Defund Planned Parenthood and Stop Fetal Organ Trafficking

August 3, 2015

Philadelphia, PA- The Board of Directors of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA), the largest association of Catholic physicians and healthcare professionals in the United States, calls upon the American Medical Association and all other medical organizations to condemn fetal organ trafficking. The Catholic Medical Association is deeply disturbed by revelations that Planned Parenthood and its affiliates are harvesting human tissue and organs during abortions of nearly-born yet alive babies and babies whose viability is terminated in a specific manner solely to maximize tissue marketability.  The harvesting and trafficking of aborted babies’ body parts and organs amply demonstrate that unborn children are not simply “blobs of tissue” but human beings worthy of respect and dignity. Under no circumstance is the activity depicted in these videos a “humanitarian undertaking” as Planned Parenthood has recently asserted