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Welcome to the Christian Medical & Dental Associations Online Newsroom, a one-stop source for journalists and the general public where you will find news releases, public service messages, videos, executive bios, photos and more. You can also sign up to receive press releases and other updates by e-mail. The Christian Medical Association is the nation's largest organization of faith-based doctors and serves as a Christian voice on today's most important bioethical issues. CMA responds to breaking bioethical news regarding such issues as abortion, human cloning, physician-assisted suicide, stem cell research and more. CMDA's members and executive staff have been called upon by several national media outlets, including CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, USA Today, the Washington Post, Moody Broadcasting and National Public Radio. The Christian Medical & Dental Associations is equipped with VOIP and Skype.

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  • Medics tell US Supreme Court to protect the unborn

    The Christian Institute
    November 30, 2021

  • 30,000 Doctors Tell Supreme Court: Unborn Babies are Human Beings, They Deserve Human Rights
    November 18, 2021

  • Animal-human transplant breakthrough raises questions

    October 28, 2021

  • Christian Medical Group Highlights There’s ‘No Good Ethical Argument’ For Biden’s Vaccine Mandates

    Christianity Daily
    September 18, 2021

  • Dr. Jeff Barrows Talks About How COVID Vaccine Mandates Affect the Patient-Doctor Relationship

    Family Research Council
    September 15, 2021

  • Immune to Reason: Biden's Mandate Ignites a Nation
    September 15, 2021

  • Religious Healthcare Provider Wins ACA Regulation Injunction

    WGN Radio
    August 9, 2021

  • A prescription for protection

    August 19, 2021

  • Religious health care providers win injunction on ACA rules

    NBC News
    August 16, 2021

  • Lawmakers slam Biden DOJ for dropping suit against hospital that forced nurse to help with abortion

    The Christian Post
    August 18, 2021

  • Judge blocks HHS from requiring religious providers to perform gender-transition, abortion procedures

    Med City News
    August 17, 2021

  • Ruling blocking HHS 'transgender mandate' called 'victory for conscience'

    The Arlington Catholic Herald
    August 11, 2021

  • Rubio, Colleagues Slam Biden’s DOJ for Refusing to Help Nurse Forced to Perform Abortion Against Her Will

    Marco Rubio
    August 12, 2021

  • Religious health care providers win injunction on ACA rules

    Associated Press
    August 13, 2021

  • Court halts Biden’s “transgender mandate”

    August 13, 2021

  • Ruling blocking HHS ‘transgender mandate’ called ‘victory for conscience’

    Catholic Review
    August 11, 2021

  • As vaccine mandates spread, employers and colleges seek advice on religious exemptions

    The Washington Post
    August 9, 2021

  • Pro-Life Win: Court Upholds 48-Hour Waiting Period, Says Tenn. Can Protect the ‘Life of the Unborn’

    Christian Headlines
    August 6, 2021

  • Non-woke docs warning of purge spreading like virus

    August 2, 2021

  • Pro-Lifers Seek Answers on the Reported Abortion-Derived Cell Lines for the Production of Coronavirus Vaccines

    Christianity Daily
    April 17, 2021

  • The Pro-Abortion “Equality Act” Will Erase Your Religious Freedom
    April 6, 2021

  • Beware the far-ranging impact of Equality Act, says medical group
    April 5, 2021

  • Focus of new law is protecting docs – not preventing care
    April 1, 2021

  • The Equality Act Would Trample on Doctors' Religious Freedom

    Washington Examiner
    March 29, 2021

  • Pro-Life Groups Tell Supreme Court to Uphold Trump Rule Cutting Planned Parenthood Funding

    Life News Now
    March 18, 2021

  • Christian medical groups urge conscience protections amid Covid-19 vaccination push

    Catholic News Agency
    March 3, 2021

  • University Study: Hard-core Drugs Alleviate Racism

    One News Now
    February 17, 2021

  • From the Mouth Flows Systemic Health Issues

    One News Now
    February 16, 2021

  • Skepticism, Concern Surround Effectiveness of COVID Vaccines

    One News Now
    February 15, 2021

  • Catholic Hospitals Can't be Forced to Perform Gender Transition Surgeries, Court Rules

    The Christian Post
    January 20, 2021

  • Not so Fast on Marijuana Legalization in Virginia, Group Says

    The Virginian-Pilot
    January 19, 2021

  • 3 Bioethical Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

    Christianity Today
    January 13, 2021

  • Supporting Those Who Care for Others

    Family Radio
    July 9, 2021

  • Is It Discrimination or ‘Do No Harm’? Christian Doctors Gear Up for Transgender Debates

    Christianity Today
    May 19, 2021

  • A transitioning debate

    May 14, 2021

  • Biden admin: Submit to trans ideology or else
    May 12, 2021

  • Religious liberty amputation

    May 6, 2021

  • Pro-Lifers In Congress Continue To Fight For Babies Who Survive Abortions

    Christianity Daily
    April 17, 2021

  • Halting the virus

    World Magazine
    December 22, 2020

  • 35 Countries Sign Declaration Saying “There is No Right to Abortion”
    December 17, 2020

  • Vice President Mike Pence Will Receive Coronavirus Vaccine Not Made With Aborted Baby Cells
    December 17, 2020

  • Trump Admin Sues University of Vermont Hospital That Forced Nurse to Kill Baby in Abortion
    December 16, 2020

  • Trump Will Withhold $200 Million in Tax Dollars From California for Forcing Christians to Fund Abortions
    December 16, 2020

  • Some workers say religious beliefs bar them from getting vaccinated

    December 14, 2020

  • New Jersey Flirts with Radical Abortion Bill

    Washington Examiner
    December 7, 2020

  • Freedom from Coercion is not Discrimination

    The Lancet
    December 5, 2020

  • Pro-life physician-led groups weigh in on development of COVID-19 vaccines

    Catholic Courier
    December 4, 2020

  • Christian Doctors Advise Against Unsafe Gatherings For Stitt's COVID Day Of Prayer

    Public Radio Tusla
    December 2, 2020

  • CMDA on board with plan for vaccine distribution – but offers caveat

    December 3, 2020

  • Medical Associations Call for Ethical Production of COVID-19 Vaccines

    December 3, 2020

  • Four Pro-Life Medical Groups Say Pfizer, Moderna COVID Vaccines Not Made With Aborted Baby Cells
    December 4, 2020

  • Christian health care leader urges churches to meet virtually to help slow virus

    Bristol Herald Courier
    December 2, 2020

  • A Christian doctor's case for the coronavirus vaccine

    One News Now
    December 2, 2020

  • Ethicists say COVID vaccines are moral to use

    Baptist Standard
    November 30, 2020

  • Church organizations, Christian healthcare workers urging return to exclusively virtual services

    Oklahoma News4
    November 26, 2020

  • COVID vaccines are moral to use, say ethicists, Catholic bishops

    November 25, 2020

  • Pandemic inoculations: COVID vaccines are moral to use, say US ethicists, Catholic bishops

    Sight Magazine
    November 26, 2020

  • Christian medical group urges churches to stop gathering amid pandemic: Don't make church an idol

    The Christian Post
    November 26, 2020

  • Stay home, evangelical medical organization tells churches as COVID spreads

    RNS Religious News Service
    November 20, 2020

  • Evangelical Doctors' Group Pleads With Churches To Stay Home

    November 19, 2020

  • Christians Ready to Help COVID-19 Vaccine Go to Neediest First

    Christianity Today
    November 17, 2020

  • Is Receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Ethical?

    Public Discourse
    November 15, 2020

  • Eyeing a White House Win, Angry Left Vows to Purge 'Nazis' in Name of Unity
    November 13, 2020

  • SCOTUS asked to rule on federal abortion funding
    November 12, 2020

  • Pro-Life Doctors Ask Supreme Court to Uphold Title X Funding Rule

    November 10, 2020

  • Must be something in the water

    Steve Jordahl (
    November 4, 2020

  • President Trump Signs Statement Declaring There is “No Right to Abortion”
    October 22, 2020

  • Christian Medical Association Lauds US Signing of Geneva Consensus Declaration

    Christian Medical & Dental Associations®
    October 22, 2020

  • Lending an arm to end COVID-19

    World Magazine
    October 16, 2020

  • HHS Reverses Obama Rule, Sides with Docs and Nurses
    June 17, 2020

  • Christian Medical Association Doctors Express Hope that HHS Gender Rule Will Uphold Medical Judgment and Conscience

    Christian Medical & Dental Associations
    June 12, 2020

  • Masks, Distancing Advised as States Reopen

    Chris Woodward (
    May 11, 2020

  • Dentistry During Pandemic

    Chris Woodward (
    April 29, 2020

  • Transgenderism / Gender Identity / Gender Dysphoria

    April 22, 2020

  • 'Real Data' Needed to Make Real Decisions re: COVID-19

    One News Now
    April 9, 2020

  • When Life Gets Shaken, What Spills Out is What's in the Heart

    One News Now
    April 7, 2020

  • Christian Doc Offers Advice, Hope For COVID-19 (+podcast)

    April 2, 2020

  • Playing God: Pandemic Brings Moral Dilemmas to US Hospitals

    Christianity Today
    March 31, 2020

  • CMDA Member Dr. Rosemary Stein Comments on Tinslee Lewis and Suffering

    December 23, 2019

  • Social Issues Impacting Doctor Patient Relationship? – Dr. Mike Chupp Interview

    LibertyTalk FM
    December 21, 2019

  • Doctors Fight Judge’s Ruling Forcing Them to Kill Babies in Abortions: We’ll Quit Before We Do That
    December 19, 2019

  • Christians led with truth and love on DC's plans to decriminalize prostitution

    TheChristianPost, By Nicole D. Hayes, Voices Contributor
    December 9, 2019

  • Study Proves Resiliency of Preterm Infants 'Pretty Impressive' - Dr. John Pierce, MD

    December 4, 2019

  • Court’s Rejection of HHS Conscience Rule Decried

    The Biblical Recorder (
    November 8, 2019

  • Court Decision Protects Religious Healthcare Workers

    October 22, 2019

  • 'Civil Liberties' Group Shrugs Off Doctors' Beliefs
    October 21, 2019

  • Christian Doctors Can’t Be Forced to Perform Transgender Surgeries, Judge Rules

    Christian Headlines
    October 16, 2019

  • Judge Vacates Obamacare Rule Forcing Doctors to Perform Sex Change Surgeries

    The Christian Post
    October 16, 2019

  • Pro-life, Pro-choice Doctors Spar Over Medical Necessity of Abortion

    Washington Times
    October 3, 2019

  • Dr. Karl Benzio on Family Radio Talking to Jennifer Burkhiser About the Opioid Epidemic

    Family Radio
    September 23, 2019

  • Fewer Med Students Immune from the Radical Left

    Tony Perkins' Washington Update
    September 18, 2019

  • Polls Show Big Support for Conscience Protections for Health Care Workers

    Catholic News Service
    September 18, 2019

  • Gender Surgery? Abortion? Doctors & Nurses Say 'They'll Quit' if Forced to Violate Their Beliefs

    CBNNEWS.COM, by Paul Strand
    September 18, 2019

  • Partnering in Delusion is Dangerous, Says Doctor

    September 16, 2019

  • Dr. Mike Chupp and Mark Mellinger discussing his new position as CEO

    Christian Community Healthcare,  Sept. 23, 2019, Fort Wayne, IN: Invitation to "A Heart for Our Community 2019"

  • Toothless Law Weakens Conscience Protections for Health Care Workers

    By Chris Woodward
    August 29, 2019

  • Academia Today ‘Not for Faint-Hearted,’ Says Professor Who Lost His Job for Talking About Gender

    By Rachel del Guidice
    August 27, 2019

  • A Prayer for Remaining Steadfast in Today’s Culture

    By, Nicole D. Hayes, Voices Contributor
    August 28, 2019

  • Dr. Rosemary Stein Warns About Cell Phone Use

    By, Bob Kellogg (
    July 24, 2019

  • CMDA Member Dr. Karl Benzio talks with Leigh Jones with the World and Everything In It about marijuana and mental health.

    July 18, 2019

  • CMDA Dr. Amy Givler Talking about Vaccinations with MPR

    By, Batya Swift Yasgur MA, LMSW
    July 17, 2019

  • CMDA Member Gets Fired

    "Gender Dissenter Gets Fired" by Madeline Kearns
    July 12, 2019

  • Do we really want doctors without consciences?

    By CMDA Member Steven C. Bergeson, MD

  • Scrutinizing the ethics of a marijuana study

    July 2, 2019

  • Dr. David Stevens on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins on Parental Consent

    June 13, 2019

  • We should walk with people who are dying, not lead them to it.

    June 10, 2019

  • National Embryo Donation Center Celebrates 800th Birth.

    June 9, 2019

  • Abortion cannot be how we deal with life.

    June 8, 2019

  • New HHS rule on gender transition draws praise.

    May 28, 2019

  • President Trump Issues New Rule to Protect Conscience Rights of People Who Oppose Abortion

    May 24, 2019

  • 'Conscience Law' For Health Care Providers Worries Some, Pleases Others

    May 21, 2019

  • Federal health officials dispute connection between measles outbreak, 'conscience rule'.

    May 6, 2019

  • What the new religious exemptions law means for your health care.

    May 3, 2019

  • New Trump Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons.

    May 2, 2019

  • Dr. David Stevens gives a doctor’s perspective on the crucifixion of Christ on "Mornings with Carmen LaBerge".

    April 16, 2019

  • Technology can't replace doctors at the bedside.

    March 26, 2019

  • Ultrasounds Saves Lives. Period.

    March 15, 2019

  • Dr. Mike Chupp talks with Jenny Burkhiser on Family Radio about the many ministries of CMDA. [PART 1]

    February 22, 2019

  • Dr. Mike Chupp talks with Jenny Burkhiser on Family Radio about the many ministries of CMDA. [PART 2]

    February 22, 2019

  • It Is Never Necessary to Intentionally Kill a Fetal Human Being to Save a Woman’s Life: In Support of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

    February 17, 2019

    The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act provides a scientifically sound, medically accurate, and respectful approach to ensure that the innocent human being who survives an attempted abortion will be treated with the same human dignity and respect that similarly aged human beings receive in the course of good neonatal medical care. 

  • New Abortion Law a Sign of the Times: Dr. Mike Chupp and Dr. Gene Rudd Speak Out

    February 11, 2019

    A pro-lifer could now be held accountable legally for violating the law.

  • The World and Everything In It Radio interview with Dave Stevens: "The Cost of Care"

    February 7, 2019

    Starting January 1st of this year, hospitals must publish their prices online. This is all part of an effort to encourage competition in healthcare with transparency in pricing. The ultimate aim is to cut costs.

  • Sin-fighting Strategies that Don’t Work | OB/GYN Responds to New Abortion Laws

    February 6, 2019

    Dr. Tim Walsh reveals popular sin-fighting strategies that don’t work–and how to truly overcome. Then Dr. Omar Hamada (who’s delivered over 2,500 babies) responds to radical new abortion laws and why we have the responsibility to protect life...

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