The full, up-close story of the battle between susan g komen for the cure and planned parenthood from the woman at the center of the explosive media firestorm of early 2012, karen handel, former svp of public policy at komen. House republican leaders cancelled a vote tuesday on hr 2722, the breast cancer awareness commemorative coin act, legislation that would have provided the susan g komen foundation – a major donor to planned parenthood – with $4,750,000 in taxpayer funding. Susan g komen was an illinois woman who died of breast cancer in 1980 at the age of 36 two years later, her sister nancy brinker started the susan g komen foundation in her memory they have been planned parenthood for a long time and every one knows them as that if they changed their name though, it would be the company / business. After facing pressure from anti-women's health political organizations, the susan g komen for the cure foundation announced that it was ending future funding for lifesaving breast cancer screenings and breast health education at planned parenthood health centers. If susan g komen had been for years a paragon of bipartisan, apolitical work, then planned parenthood was perhaps the opposite planned parenthood’s mission is to provide health services – many.
Following a massive public backlash over its decision to pull funding for breast cancer screenings from planned parenthood, susan g komen for the cure founder nancy brinker apologized to the. Susan g komen’s moral dilemma pro-life advocates remain troubled by the group’s ties to planned parenthood, and its denial of links between breast cancer and abortion and the use of oral. Planned parenthood confirms that komen is the first, and only, organization to cut off funding since the congress began debating the issue in earnest last winter. Dallas — when dr judith salerno, the new ceo of susan g komen for the cure, officially steps into her new job on sept 9, she will do so with the blessings of planned parenthood.
The susan g komen breast cancer foundation is drawing ire from women's groups for holding an annual fundraiser at donald trump's mar-a-lago club in florida the komen foundation is known as the. Karen handel, in a congressional seat runoff, pictured when she was a vice president at the susan g komen for the cure foundation she landed in controversy there about planned parenthood funding. One of the most prominent charities working to prevent and cure breast cancer, the susan g komen for the cure foundation, has cut its ties with the women's health organization planned parenthood. Susan g komen ® partners with cancercare ® to offer the komen treatment assistance program which bridges the gap for underserved individuals who are actively undergoing breast cancer treatment.
By the end of the week, twitter users had sent more than 13 million posts mentioning planned parenthood, the susan g komen for the cure foundation and related terms and hashtags. In january of 2012, the komen foundation, which sponsors susan g komen global race for the cure, announced it was suspending funding for planned parenthood handel had been senior vice president. In 2011, handel was appointed senior vice president of public policy at susan g komen for the cure, a charity in the cause of fighting breast cancer, and left on february 7, 2012, following the foundation's controversial decision to eliminate and then later restore funding for planned parenthood, an organization to which she was opposed.
Planned parenthood does abortions and provide birth control pills which are linked to breast cancer and then susan g komen for the cure raises money to give to planned parenthood to do mammograms they make you sick then raise money to treat you and then butcher you with breast surgery. The susan g komen breast cancer organization gives only 20% of their donations to cancer research and pays their ceo $684,000 per year brinker fulfilled a promise to her sister that she would do. Susan g komen for the cure says it cannot give money to planned parenthood because of congressional investigation – but critics say komen is bowing to political pressure.
What we did not know at the time was that planned parenthood at that moment was planning a massive attack against their long-time friends at susan g komen for the cure the board meeting and private announcement to planned parenthood came in december and all was quiet, or so we thought, for many weeks. My colleague jeffrey goldberg has done some reporting on the susan g komen foundation's decision to cut off planned parenthood because the organization was under congressional investigation. The breast cancer charity susan g komen for the cure is pulling about $700,000 in breast cancer screening and service grants from the planned parenthood federation of america.