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Planned Parenthood Removes President Dr. Leana Wen over Disagreements on Direction of Org.

HeadlineJul 17, 2019

Planned Parenthood removed its president, Leana Wen, Tuesday, after less than a year on the job. Her ouster came after disagreements between Dr. Wen and Planned Parenthood’s board over the direction of the organization as the Trump administration and Republicans mount harsh challenges to reproductive rights, including state abortion bans. The board and Dr. Wen reportedly disagreed on how to politically frame the abortion issue.

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