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Roe v. Wade ‘Could Well Be Overturned' With Kavanaugh on the Court, Planned Parenthood President Says

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Planned Parenthood's Dr. Leana Wen said Roe v. Wade , the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abolition, “could well be overturned” with the addition of Brett Kavanaugh to the nation's highest court.
“I'm a doctor and a scientist and I have to look at the evidence,” Wen told TIME the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday. “The evidence is clear on Brett Kavanaug's record of being anti-women's healthcare, anti-reproductive healthcare, anti-healthcare, anti-rights. We are very concerned about what he'll do.”
When Wen was named president of Planned Parenthood last year, she became the first...
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