Alexis McGill Johnson, a former political organizer, was named acting president after Wen's ouster, and the organization has said that they hope to appoint a new president by the end of 2019.
Wen said in her September letter, as quoted by the Times, that "there is a vocal minority" including many national staff and board members "who prefer a stridently political, abortion-first philosophy."
Wen has recently announced her new position as visiting professor at George Washington University, and also that she and her husband are expecting a baby.
Former Planned Parenthood director-turned pro-life advocate Abby Johnson told CNA that Planned Parenthood is "once again showing their true loyalties" and that she hopes Wen will open up about her experience. Johnson left her position as Planned Parenthood and founded And Then There Were None, an organization that seeks to help abortion clinic workers leave the abortion industry.
"Dr. Wen has been horribly betrayed by Planned Parenthood. It's heartbreaking to watch her former employer throw her under the bus because she dared to question their commitment to actual healthcare," Johnson said in a statement to CNA.
"They don't value their employees because they don't value people, especially pregnant women, who they see more as dollar signs than human beings."
Johnson has been publicly reaching out to Wen on Twitter to encourage her to speak confidentially about her situation.
"Dr. Wen doesn't need to go through this ordeal alone," Johnson said.
"I sincerely hope she knows she has an ally in me, someone who went through a similar situation and who has not only excellent attorneys but also a vast network of support through And Then There Were None who would welcome Dr. Wen with open arms."
In the past decade, Planned Parenthood has seen its number of patients decline. The number of cancer screenings, contraceptives distributed, and prenatal services provided by the organization decreased as well.
Abortions, however, have increased by about 10 percent since 2006, despite Planned Parenthood seeing fewer patients.
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