Letter to the Editor

Former worker claims clinics use unlicensed help

Thursday, September 12, 2002

To the editor:

Megan Allen, a former Planned Parenthood employee in California who describes herself as being concerned for the safety of women, is suing two Planned Parenthood clinics, accusing them of using unlicensed workers to assist in abortions and of not following safety procedures. Unqualified employees, she said, are people without any medical background who are trained in-house.

When Allen complained about quite a few violations of the law, she was fired. She is seeking back pay and punitive damages.

Ironic, isn't it? Our government supports Planned Parenthood businesses, masquerading as health clinics, that not only slaughter hundreds of thousands of babies, but who also break federal and state laws. I thought lawbreakers were supposed to be brought before the bench to answer for their crimes.


Benton, Mo.