Komen to Stop Grants to Planned Parenthood

From LifeNews.com:

After years of protests and criticism from pro-life advocates, the biggest breast cancer organization, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has announced it is halting further grants and donations to the Planned Parenthood abortion business.
Figures from August directly from the Komen for the Cure foundation show 18 affiliates of the breast cancer charity gave a total of more than $569,000 to the Planned Parenthood abortion business in 2010. That was down from the $731,303 Komen officials publicly confirmed in October 2010, when they acknowledged that 20 of the 122 Komen affiliates gave to Planned Parenthood during the 2009 fiscal year.
Now, Komen says it is halting all grants because of public pressure from pro-life groups and due to the impending investigation in Congress of the Planned Parenthood abortion business.
The policy makes it so no further Planned Parenthood grants will be given unless the investigation results in Planned Parenthood’s favor.
According to Fox News, Komen spokeswoman Leslie Aun said “the cutoff results from the charity’s newly adopted criteria barring grants to organizations that are under investigation by local, state or federal authorities. According to Komen, this applies to Planned Parenthood because it’s the focus of an inquiry launched by Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., seeking to determine whether public money was improperly spent on abortions.”

READ MORE: LifeNews.com
This is great news, but Planned Parenthood and it’s allies are hammering the cancer research organization for this move. Please take a moment to thank them on any or all of the following channels:
WEB: http://ww5.komen.org/Contact.aspx
TWITTER: @komenforthecure
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/susangkomenforthecure
Massachusetts Affiliate
89 South Street, Suite 406
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: (617) 737-5111
Fax: (617) 737-5131
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