Rache Lynn Aldrich
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Planned Parenthood names new president

by Rache Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/12/18, 04:28 pm

Planned Parenthood named Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen as its new president Wednesday, replacing Cecile Richards, who stepped down earlier this year. Wen will take over the top leadership position of the nation’s largest abortion provider on Nov. 12.

Wen calls the perceived threat to women’s health “the single biggest public health catastrophe of our time,” and in a letter to friends and colleagues she claimed, “Planned Parenthood has done more for women’s health than any other organization.”

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