Leana Wen, former Baltimore health commissioner, removed as Planned Parenthood CEO

Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore’s former health commissioner, was removed Tuesday as the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood. She said she has “philosophical differences” with its board of directors and its decision to “double down on abortion rights advocacy.” Wen had left her Baltimore post in October to become Planned Parenthood’s sixth president. In a Twitter statement, she said the organization’s board of directors “ended my employment at a secret meeting.” (Balt. Sun)

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