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Texas Judge Blocks rule to exclude Planned Parenthood from Womens Services, Yaz to Poor Women

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 Yaz  given to many young Poor women for Birth Control.  Yaz Lawsuit Settlements have Begun for Lawyers Filing Blood Clots, Pulmonary Emblism and stroke Lawsuits from Yaz. Planned Parenthood cannot be blamed for A manufactures negligence. We wonder if this massive administering of birth control is a good idea. Wisconsin, North Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana, in addition to Texas, have all moved to block Planned Parenthood from receiving taxpayer money. Planned Parenthood id an important aide to the communiies for which it Provides Womans services.

Texas cannot exclude Planned Parenthood from health program-judge
Publish date: Apr 30, 2012

Last Updated: 2012-04-30 18:35:20 -0400 (Reuters Health)

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new Texas rule that would have excluded Planned Parenthood clinics from offering women's health services for the poor in the state because the organization provides abortions.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel in favor of Planned Parenthood means thousands of women enrolled in the Texas Women's Health Program who go to its clinics will not be required to find new healthcare providers, at least for now.

"The court is particularly influenced by the potential for immediate loss of access to necessary medical services by several thousand Texas women," Yeakel said in a 24-page ruling.

The preliminary injunction is a big win for Planned Parenthood, which has been under siege in several states by abortion opponents. In the past year alone, states including Wisconsin, North Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana, in addition to Texas, have all moved to block Planned Parenthood from receiving taxpayer money.

"For many women, we are the only doctor's visit they will have this year," Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a statement. "This ruling affirms what women have known all along: politics simply doesn't have a place in women's health."

The state Health and Human Services Commission will comply with the order and will work with the state attorney general to determine its next steps, spokeswoman Stephanie Goodman said.

"We remain confident that federal law gives states the right to establish criteria for Medicaid providers," Goodman said.

Texas Governor Rick Perry and some Republican lawmakers have said they would rather eliminate the women's healthcare program entirely than direct money to Planned Parenthood clinics.

The Texas program, which is part of the federal-state Medicaid program, provides cancer screenings, birth control and other health services to more than 100,000 low-income women.

The program does not pay for abortions or allow abortion providers to participate in the program. The new Texas state rule would ban program money from going to affiliates of abortion providers.


State law has included that ban on affiliates since the program began in 2007, but the state did not enforce it. Texas notified the federal government last year that it intended to begin enforcing the ban, effectively excluding Planned Parenthood from the program.

According to Planned Parenthood, about 49% of the women who received services through the program in 2010 obtained some services through a Planned Parenthood provider. Planned Parenthood said it would lose about $13.5 million of annual funding for preventive care and family planning if the rule is applied, forcing it to close clinics and lay off staff.

Texas has already made deep cuts in other family-planning programs. As a result, state subsidies that once provided low-cost birth control to 220,000 women a year now cover fewer than 60,000 women a year.

The federal government pays for 90% of the cost of the Texas Women's Health Program, which serves low-income women of reproductive age who do not qualify for regular Medicaid coverage. Texas puts up just $4 million a year.

Critics object to Planned Parenthood receiving taxpayer money, which cannot be used to provide abortions, arguing that a steady stream of government grants provide an indirect subsidy by helping pay utility bills and keep doctors on staff.

Planned Parenthood is the nation's largest abortion provider, terminating about 330,000 pregnancies a year.

It gets about a third of its revenue – $360 million in 2009 – from government grants to provide birth control, gynecological exams and care for sexually transmitted diseases to low-income women.

North carolina Yaz lawyers File lawsuits for Yaz stroke , Pulmonary embolism, N.C Yaz helpline Reports

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North carolina yaz lawyers and the yaz birth contol pills helpline assiting women in filing Yaz lawsuits for injury and loss form yaz .

Joan Cummins of Hackettstown, New Jersey, today filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Bayer Corporation charging that its oral contraceptive, Yaz, caused the sudden death of her eighteen-year old daughter, Michelle Pfleger.

On September 24, 2010, Michelle Pfleger collapsed on the way to her morning class at Elon University in North Carolina. The emergency team rushed Michelle to a nearby hospital, but despite all of their efforts, they were unable to save her. The autopsy report showed that Michelle died from cardiac arrest triggered by a pulmonary emboli, which is a blood clot in the lungs that can lead to abnormally low blood pressure and sudden death. Michelle was prescribed Yaz for the treatment of acne. The Complaint charges that Yaz caused the fatal blood clot in Pfleger's lungs.

Yaz victim Michelle Pfleger "One day she was a freshman at college so full of hope and promise and the next she was gone," said Michelle's mother, Joan Cummins. "I can only hope that by publicizing what happened to Michelle, I can keep another family from having to go through this."

North carolina yaz lawyers filing yaz lawsuits for women in Asheville, Boone, Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Hickory, Outer banks, Raleigh, Duram, Wilmington, Winston salem and all of North carolina. Yaz causes blood clot and dep vein thrombosis. Whe blood clots move they can end up in the lungs causing a pulmonary embolism or the brain causing a stroke. Yaz lawyers filing lawsuits for women woth blood clots form yaz. Yaz blood clots have been fatal.

North Carolina Yaz Side Effects Lawsuit: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

A woman living in North Carolina recently filed a Yaz lawsuit after she allegedly suffered deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in January 2007. The lawsuit alleges that in addition to the conscious suffering caused by the deep vein thrombosis (DVT), this woman also suffered from the amputation of her leg below her right knee as a result of the DVT. The lawsuit alleges that had she or her health care providers known of the serious health risks associated with the use of Yaz, she would not have used Yaz and would not have suffered these injuries