Just 10 months after being announced as the new president of Planned Parenthood (and eight after taking office), Leana Wen has been fired!

It's a stunning development, and Shawn Carney, former Planned Parenthood manager Sue Thayer (who knows a thing or two about being fired from the abortion empire!), and Steve Karlen are here to break down what it means for the future of both Planned Parenthood and the pro-life movement.



On this episode of The 40 Days for Life Podcast, we look at:


  • Why Planned Parenthood is searching for its third president in the last 18 months

  • The forbidden word that might have gotten Leana Wen fired

  • Who America's leading abortion provider might hire to try to save its sinking ship


[bctt tweet="#PlannedParenthood President Leana Wen has been fired from the #abortion giant. Tune into this episode of the #40DaysforLife podcast to find out why PP is seeking its third president in the last 18 months. #prolife #prayforlife"]

Discussed on this episode


The 40 Days for Life Podcast: Episode 141: What Leana Wen means for the future of Planned Parenthood

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Steven Karlen, Campaign Director

Prior to joining the headquarters team, Steve directed several highly-successful 40 Days for Life campaigns in his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin. As campaign director, Steve helps local 40 Days for Life leaders build and improve life-saving efforts in their communities.