Head of Planned Parenthood Ousted After Secret Meeting

Planned Parenthood President and CEO Leana Wen said she was fired Tuesday, less than one year into her tenure, at what she called a secret meeting of the board of directors. In a statement, Wen said she and the board had philosophical differences about the direction and future of the womens health organization, adding that they were engaged in good faith negotiations about her departure when the ouster was announced. A spokesperson for Planned Parenthood denied that the meeting was secret. A source familiar with the situation said Wen had been in discussions with the board for months and was well aware the meeting was taking place, though she was not permitted to attend. The organization said in a statement …