USA: Planned Parenthood chief Cecile Richards will step down from abortion rights, contraception group

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Planned Parenthood chief Cecile Richards will step down from abortion rights, contraception group

Dan Mangan
Published Wed, 24 Jan 2018 CNBC.com

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards reportedly will step down from her post after more than a decade of heading the group, a leader in the abortion and contraceptive rights movement.

Richards' planned departure, which was first reported by BuzzFeed News and since has been confirmed by NBC News, comes a year after President Donald Trump took office with an agenda hostile to abortion access in general and Planned Parenthood in particular.

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