Moderated by Tom Sabulis
The longtime president of Planned Parenthood in Atlanta is set to retire after 32 years in Atlanta. Kay Scott talks about the women’s health organization, which provides exams and services for thousands of residents through eight health centers across three states. She also addresses the conservative opposition and political fire Planned Parenthood receives due to its role as an abortion provider and advocate for reproductive health issues. In our second column, a leader of Georgia Right to Life writes about the so-called war on women.
Commenting is open below Sherri Nelson’s column.
By Tom Sabulis
On Dec. 28, Kay Scott, 67, officially retires as president/CEO of Planned Parenthood Southeast. Her departure marks the end of a 35-year career — she spent three years at Planned Parenthood in Austin, Texas — fighting for women’s health issues. From her downtown Atlanta office, she had some final things to say:
Thoughts upon leaving Planned Parenthood: I