American Medical Association declares abortion bans ‘violation of human rights’

The American Medical Association announced it was implementing a new policy that would provide legal protections for patients and doctors against governments attempting to criminalize reproductive health services.

By Shirin Ali
June 15, 2022

The largest medical association in the country has declared it will take any necessary legal steps to protect patients and doctors that seek and administer reproductive health services — including abortion and contraception.

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced Tuesday it was implementing a new policy that will expand legal protection for patients and physicians against government systems of control and punishment that criminalize reproductive health services. 

https://thehill.com/changing-america/well-being/prevention-cures/3525017-american-medical-association-declares-abortion-bans-violation-of-human-rights/