By Dave Andrusko If a story in today’s Washington Post is accurate, the Komen Foundation for the Cure had fully capitulated to Planned Parenthood’s muscle. “Grants from the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure are flowing to Planned Parenthood, as the women’s health organizations seek to rebuild their relationship after the controversy in February …Continue reading "Komen’s Capitulation is complete"
By Dave Andrusko To the best of my knowledge only a few mainstream media outlets have felt the need to respond to the charge by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat that coverage of Komen’s decision on Planned Parenthood funding had been “frankly brutal.” They don’t for the very reason their stories were virtually entirely …Continue reading "The Komen Race for the Cure and Planned Parenthood: A Follow Up, Part Two of Three"
By Dave Andrusko In a carefully worded statement, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation today responded to what it characterized yesterday as a “mischaracterization” of its new eligibility and performance criteria with an appeal that everyone involved “pause” and “slow down.” The reference was to the tidal wave of criticism generated by Planned …Continue reading "Susan G. Komen Clarifies New Position on Eligibility for Grantees, including Planned Parenthood"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research When it came to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, many people were conflicted. Founded by Nancy G. Brinker after her sister lost her fight against breast cancer 32 years ago, Susan G. Komen had become one of the most visible and …Continue reading "Susan G. Komen Drops Support for Planned Parenthood, PPFA Retaliates and Fundraises, Komen responds"
By Dave Andrusko Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRL’s Director of Education, has written a very helpful story filled with insight into the decision of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation (“Race for the Cure”) to stop funding Planned Parenthood and its affiliates. (See “Susan G. Komen Drops Support for Planned Parenthood, PPFA Retaliates …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood Misrepresents Komen Decision for Political Reasons"