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Now hiring: Abortion crusader

Abortion | Fired Planned Parenthood president wanted more emphasis on healthcare
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 7/22/19, 03:30 pm

Less than a year after hiring Leana Wen as president, Planned Parenthood fired the physician and former Baltimore health commissioner on Tuesday over a clash of goals for the nation’s largest abortion provider.

“I just learned that the [Planned Parenthood] Board ended my employment at a secret meeting,” Wen tweeted after the firing. “We were engaged in good faith negotiations about my departure based on philosophical differences over the direction and future of Planned Parenthood.”

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Inhumane treatment

Euthanasia | Death of Frenchman reignites controversy over caring for brain-injured people
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 7/15/19, 05:23 pm

Vincent Lambert, a 42-year-old French nurse who suffered brain damage in a motorcycle accident in 2008, died from dehydration and starvation on Thursday, nine days after doctors stopped giving him food and fluids.

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Physicians against life

Abortion | Prominent doctors group sues to block pro-life laws
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 7/08/19, 05:08 pm

The American Medical Association (AMA) wants to stop two North Dakota laws designed to ensure women receive accurate information about abortion.

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