The Fifth Column

Women across the country have won this battle, but apparently, the Komen Foundation’s reluctance to  promise renewal of future grants to Planned Parenthood indicate that there will  undoubtedly be more hurdles to cross…

The Huffington Post

Following a massive public backlashover its decision to pull funding for breast cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood, Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder Nancy Brinker apologized to the family planning organization on Friday and said Komen will preserve its eligibility for future grants.

Brinker said in a statement that the decision is a result of “distress” at the “presumption” that Komen, the nation’s largest breast cancer charity, pulled its funding from Planned Parenthood for political reasons:

We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women’s lives.

The events of this week have been deeply unsettling for our supporters…

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