Komen for the Cure Foundation, has cut its ties with the women's health organization Planned Parenthood, that organization confirmed on Tuesday. Reacting to the news, Planned Parenthood decried Komen for having "succumbed to political pressure" related to abortion politics. Planned Parenthood said representatives for Komen have been notifying Planned Parenthood divisions throughout the country that it will stop providing funding for breast cancer screenings and prevention.
Send By Lauren Fraher Posted on: September 04, When we see the Komen Pink Ribbon, pinned on lapels, stamped on bumper stickers, and slung proudly across banners, we are comforted knowing that a cure for the disease that has impacted so many of our loved ones has a staunch and worthy opponent.
Unfortunately, the Susan G.
Many recipients of Susan G. For example, in pg. However, not all Komen grants are used as effectively. With those funds, Planned Parenthood performed zero mammograms. Not a single one. In fact, zero mammograms have occurred on site of any Planned Parenthood clinic in the history of the organization due to a lack of equipment and licensing.
InKomen and Planned Parenthood dominated the news as Komen announced that it would no longer award grants to Planned Parenthood.
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Between a congressional investigation and lack of mammography equipmentit appeared that Komen saw an opportunity to bow out and in doing so earned themselves a serious reproach. Richards appealed to Planned Parenthood supporters during this time of so-called crisis and more than made up for the absence of the Komen grants.
Komen Foundation was founded on a deathbed promise made by Nancy Brinker to her dying sister and generally awards grants to exceptional local partners. Why does the foundation make an exception for Planned Parenthood?
Why award grants to facilities that perform zero mammograms?
Planned Parenthood can at most, give mammogram referrals. And within days, Komen, like a stressed out parent at the supermarket with a screaming child, gave in and bought the kid a sucker. According to this series of sting videos, the abortion process is altered in an effort to obtain intact arms, legs, hearts, livers, kidneys, etc.
The videos allude to apparent late term, partial birth abortions taking place in order to obtain specific baby parts at a later gestational age. It is the objectification and commodification of women and unborn children.
Komen, what are you funding? Set aside the moral questions around abortion, the sale of baby partsand Planned Parenthood. Why provide grants for mammograms to an entity that provides no mammograms?
All told, there are 8, facilities nationwide that are licensed to actually perform mammograms. None of them are Planned Parenthood. Why does Komen insist on funding the Rube Goldberg machine of health care?
In an age of universal health care, thousands of health care options, and smartphones, there appears no reason, other than abortion, for Planned Parenthood to exist. The antics of this organization have gone on long enough.Susan G. Komen Affiliates fund breast cancer screening and outreach programs at 11 Planned Parenthood centers in local communities, with grants totaling $, This is far less than 1 percent of the nearly 1, community health grants that Komen and its Affiliates fund worldwide every year.
Jan 31, · The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, a leading charity for breast cancer, announced Tuesday that it is ceasing its partnership with Planned Parenthood in . Susan G. Komen Affiliates fund breast cancer screening and outreach programs at 11 Planned Parenthood centers in local communities, with grants totaling $, This is far less than 1 percent of the nearly 1, community health grants that Komen and its Affiliates fund worldwide every year.
The Susan G.
Komen Foundation was founded on a deathbed promise made by Nancy Brinker to her dying sister and generally awards grants to exceptional local partners. Why does the foundation make an exception for Planned Parenthood? Anti-abortion groups have in recent months been targeting Komen, an organization that raised more than $ million to fight breast cancer in , for its relationship with Planned Parenthood.
Nov 09, · Susan G. Komen for the Cure is still working to restore the support and financing it lost in the outcry over its attempt to eliminate grants to Planned Parenthood.