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Medical and Health Organizations Oppose Bans on Safe Abortion Procedures

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, which represents 90 percent of all board certified ob-gyns, opposes the federal abortion ban as "inappropriate, ill advised and dangerous."

The American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) opposes the ban, saying it "is gravely concerned with governmental attempts to legislate medical decision-making through measures that do not protect a woman's physical and mental health, including future fertility, or fail to consider other pertinent issues, such as fetal abnormalities."

The following organizations oppose the Federal abortion ban:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Nurses Association

American Medical Women's Association

American Public Health Association

Association of Schools of Public Health

American College of Nurse Practitioners

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Reproductive Health

American Medical Student Association

California Medical Association

Rhode Island Medical Society

Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

National Asian Women's Health Organization

National Black Women's Health Project

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

National Women's Health Network

Association of Women Psychiatrists