A former Planned Parenthood employee has won a huge cash payout after a court ruled that she was wrongly terminated from her job.
Mayra Rodriguez sued the leading abortion provider after claiming she was fired for repeatedly reporting the “high complication rates” of one of the clinic’s doctors.
The accusations leveled against the particular physician included the falsification of affidavits, conducting incomplete abortions and even failing to report a minor who had an adult partner.
However, far from showing appreciation for her diligent and professional conduct, Rodriguez insisted that Planned Parenthood immediately removed her from its staff.
At the end of last week, and at the conclusion of a two-week trial, a jury decided to award Rodriguez $3 million in damages, arguing that she was simply doing her job properly by reporting the concerns.
“It vindicated what she found and it ought to help our community be safer,” Rodriguez’s lawyer, Tim Casey, told the Arizona Republic.
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Source: Christian Headlines