A national physician’s group has approved a pro-life resolution at its annual meeting, stating the doctors’ Hippocratic oath does not allow them to perform abortions.

A national physician’s group has approved a pro-life resolution at its annual meeting, stating the doctors’ Hippocratic oath does not allow them to perform abortions. The American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, at its 60th annual meeting in Point Clear, Ala., last month, adopted a platform that “clearly opposes” the procedure and recognizes the “teachings of the major religions of the world have [also] opposed abortion of a developing human child until very recent times.”