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Dr. Leana Wen, who became the president of Planned Parenthood in November 2018, was forced out of her job. In a statement posted on Twitter, she said she had "philosophical differences" with the new chairs of Planned Parenthood's board. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards waves after speaking during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Richards steps down Tuesday, May 1, from the helm of Planned Parenthood, a position she has held for 12 years, and her parting message to fellow women is: Get involved, and don't wait. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, from left, appears with actress Allison Janney and producer Gemma Baker from the CBS comedy series, "Mom," at Planned Parenthood offices in New York on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Janney and Baker delivered a a check for $250,000, which they said would have otherwise been spent on a promotional campaign for “Mom” to woo Emmy judges. (AP Photo/Frazier Moore)

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Pro-life advocates want a new reconciliation bill to defund abortion provider Planned Parenthood after the House failed to pass a health care bill last week. Republicans could use the reconciliation tool in order to head off a Democratic filibuster. (Associated Press)

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Pro-life advocates want a new reconciliation bill to defund abortion provider Planned Parenthood after the House failed to pass a health care bill last week. Republicans could use the reconciliation tool in order to head off a Democratic filibuster. (Associated Press)

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Pro-life advocates want a new reconciliation bill to defund abortion provider Planned Parenthood after the House failed to pass a health care bill last week. Republicans could use the reconciliation tool in order to head off a Democratic filibuster. (Associated Press)

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Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, and Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., right, and others, speaks during a news conference discussing women's health care, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson)

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"I think the disturbing thing is that Donald Trump as well as Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have said if they were president, they would end women's access to family planning, to cancer screening, to basic affordable health care," Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards said. "That's what's really at stake here." (Associated Press)

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Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, told Congress that her organization adheres to medical ethical standards and that just 1 percent of their budget goes to fetal research services. She also said the series of undercover videos were obtained illegally and "doctored." (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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The latest footage — the eighth full-length video since July 14 — shifts attention from officials at Planned Parenthood to the bioservice industry that acts as a middleman between the abortion clinics and the medical laboratories that purchase the tissue for research purposes. (Associated Press)

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"I think one other thing is really important to understand," said Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards. "We do more at Planned Parenthood every single day to prevent unintended pregnancy than any organization in the country. We have for 99 years." (Associated Press)

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Illustration on allegations Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on allegations Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood and advocate of birth control, is shown at New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel in 1961. (Associated Press/File)