Women Blast Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz For Backing Malpractice Award Caps

State   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Aug 16, 2013   |   1:17PM   |   Sacramento, CA

Women who have been injured in medical malpractice are blasting the Planned Parenthood abortion business for opposing a ballot measure that would loosen those caps.

It appears the abortion giant is concerned about becoming the subject of medical malpractice lawsuits when its abortion practitioners and staffers injure women in botched abortions. Apparently Planned Parenthood’s commitment to women’s health includes a desire to deny them adequate financial compensation when their abortion staffers violate their health.

From a press release LifeNews received:

Fifteen women and mothers whose lives have been devastated by medical negligence wrote to the CEOs of Planned Parenthood today asking them to reverse a position that is devastating to women’s health and access to justice in California. The letter asked the CEOs to reverse their position on a proposed ballot measure to change a law that has discriminated against women for the last 38 years.

Read the letter here: https://www.consumerwatchdog.org/resources/ppltr.pdf



“We are women whose lives have been shattered by medical negligence,” they wrote. “We take issue with Planned Parenthood’s leading role in opposition to ‘The Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act,’ a pending California ballot measure that would simply update for inflation the state’s 38 year old cap on compensation in medical malpractice cases. The outdated cap is unfair to many who have suffered medical harm, regardless of gender. But it has a disproportionate impact on women.”

“Planned Parenthood’s opposition to the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act is against the interests of women in this state – your core constituency. The unfair, antiquated and sexist cap perpetuates an injustice against women that must be remedied. As a group that has been so deeply impacted by medical negligence and this outdated law, we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you in hopes you will reconsider your position on the ballot measure and support a reasonable index of the cap for inflation to bring California’s patient safety laws and women’s access to justice into the 21st century.”