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Romney: Komen ‘wrong’ to fund Planned Parenthood’s breast cancer screenings

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says that it’s “wrong” for organizations like Susan G. Komen for the Cure to fund Planned Parenthood’s breast cancer screenings for poor women. During an interview with conservative radio host Scott Hennen on Monday, Romney said he disagreed with the Komen Foundation reversing their earlier…

Santorum suggests abortion causes breast cancer

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday suggested that Susan G. Komen for the Cure shouldn’t provide grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings because abortions cause breast cancer, a false claim that has been repeatedly debunked. The candidate told Fox News host Chris Wallace that he didn’t agree…

Komen reverses Planned Parenthood decision

The Susan G. Komen charity has rescinded its decision to withdraw funding from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), under a tidal-wave of criticism alleging that its new criteria for monetary grants was politically motivated. The group released a statement Friday morning explaining that they intend to alter their…

Komen Foundation ousted their Democratic lobbyist just before hiring Karen Handel

It wasn’t until 2008 that the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, a 501(c)3, founded the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Advocacy Alliance, a 501(c)4 non-profit that, under IRS rules, can spend unlimited donor funds on lobbying. It’s that arm of the Komen Foundation that former Secretary of State…

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