SOCIAL ISSUES

New Planned Parenthood head vows to protect abortion rights

BY Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent |

On the national scene, a debate is brewing over state restrictions on abortion that could threaten the standing of Roe v. Wade as the law of the land. The newly-installed president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America is an immigrant who graduated from college at 18, became a Rhodes Scholar and is now on the front lines of the fight over women’s health care rights. Dr. Leana Wen sat down for an exclusive interview with Senior Correspondent Brenda Flanagan.