Mark Boyer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Apologizes to Planned Parenthood

by , 02/04/12
filed under: Inhabitots

Susan G. Komen for the cure, Planned Parenthood, breast cancer, Michael bloomberg, abortion, anti-abortion

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation apologized yesterday for cutting of funding to Planned Parenthood, promising to continue funding the group. On Tuesday, Susan G. Komen cut of funding for about 19 Planned Parenthood clinics, a move that many believed was prompted by pressure from anti-abortion groups. The news sparked an immediate backlash on Twitter and an outpouring of private donations to Planned Parenthood, including $250,000 donations from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and oil tycoon Lee Fikes.

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  1. willravel February 4, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    I regret having donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the past and will attempt to rectify those mistakes by donating to Planned Parenthood this year. I feel lied to and betrayed.

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