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Contraception

5-6 Oppose emergency contraceptives sale over the counter

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association oppose Emergency
contraceptives being available over the counter. (2005)
(renewed 2015)

5-7 Ulipristal Acetate’s Mechanism of Action as an Emergency Contraceptive

RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association condemns the FDA’s
approval of the drug ella (ulipristal acetate) as an emergency
contraceptive because of its embryocidal and abortifacient
mechanisms of action and because of the unknown health risks
to the woman who is exposed to this drug. (2010)


5-8 Statement on Emergency Contraception in Cases of Rape

BE IT RESOLVED,

the application of the Peoria Protocol in cases of rape does not preclude a post-fertilization effect on a conceptus in cases of rape. (2015)