31 Jan '12, 11pm

Shame On The Susan G. Komen Foundation

Shame On The Susan G. Komen Foundation

An organization that has touted itself as being all about saving women’s lives made it clear that women’s lives don’t mean much in the face of political opposition to abortion. The 800 pound gorilla of breast cancer marketing and research, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, announced it was severing ties with Planned Parenthood because of a new policy that bars grants to organizations that are under investigation by local, state or federal authorities. According to Komen, because Rep. Cliff Sterns (R-FL) launched a congressional investigation into whether or not Planned Parenthood was using public money on abortions, that means no more grant money. Period. The Republican attacks on Planned Parenthood have been relentless and baseless. They are nothing short of vindictive, politically-motivated smears targeting an organization that makes it possible for women to have access to ...

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