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Repeal the Hyde Amendment

A 2007 policy resolution urging the AAFP to engage in advocacy efforts to overturn the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for abortions.

Support the Reproductive Health and Privacy Protection Act

A 2007 policy resolution asking the NYSAFP to affirm its existing policy on scope of practice, criminalization of medical practice, and the importance of safe legal abortion care, and to indicate their support for the Reproductive Health and Privacy Protection Act in New York State.

Enhance Procedural Training in Family Medicine Residencies

A 2007 policy resolution requesting the AAFP to adopt the standardized list of procedures created by the STFM Group On Hospital Medicine and Procedural Training in an effort to improve procedural training in family medicine residency programs.

Remove Barriers to IUD Use

A 2012 policy resolution calling for AAFP support of policies and legislation that remove barriers to IUD use and support increased education on the use of IUDs.

Oppose Criminalization of Medical Practice

A 2006 policy resolution to ensure that medical decision-making does not become a violation of state or federal laws and to ensure opposition to any legislation which gives the government the right to define appropriate medical practice.