By Staff Writer
The American College of Emergency Physicians has nearly 40,000 members in its ranks. Most ER physicians in the US are members. Its mission statement from its own website reads “ACEP promotes the highest quality of emergency care and is the leading advocate for emergency physicians, their patients, and the public.
On 24 June 2022, SCOTUS ruled on the Dobbs Vs Jackson abortion rights case. Within hours, ACEP Now (The Official Voice of Emergency Medicine and available to anyone online) posted an article that discussed the ruling, reviewed the medications and doses Emergency Providers (EPs) can prescribe to cause abortions (EPs doing abortion), and commented negatively on crisis pregnancy centers.
“If providing patients with clinic referrals, emergency physicians should be aware of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs). These centers are usually staffed by non-medical personnel, are meant to dissuade patients from seeking abortions through misinformation and intimidation, and currently outnumber abortion clinics by three to one in some states and as high as nine to one in others.”1 …