A vice president for the Susan G. Komen breast-cancer charity who says she supported the move to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood has stepped down, according to the Associated Press. Vice president Karen Handel, a former GOP candidate for governor, says Komen has long been concerned about the controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood. The charity reversed its decision to cut off funding after it sparked a firestorm of criticism.
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Komen backs off decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood
Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure reversed an earlier decision to cut off funding for the agency after the news sparked a national uproar. The breast-cancer advocacy group maintains its original decision was not the result of pressure from anti-abortion groups.
Planned Parenthood controversy sparks broader questions about Komen foundation
"The Planned Parenthood controversy is just the culmination of things that have been happening for a while," one observer tells the Los Angeles Times. Some supporters are now questioning the foundation's partnerships, executive salaries and lawsuits against smaller nonprofits, which included legal action against a small Minnesota charity that organized dog sled races under the banner "Mush for a Cure."
Thousands in St. Paul rally for and against Planned Parenthood funding
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Planned Parenthood has thrown its weight behind efforts to defeat the ballot measures that seek to ban gay marriage and require voters to bring photo ID to polling places. The two measures are important to the people Planned Parenthood works with, MPR reports.
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