Why Did Komen Stop Funding Planned Parenthood?… They Don’t Do Mammograms. Period.

Now we know…
There was a simple reason why the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure stopped funding the Planned Parenthood abortion group.
They don’t do mammograms.

But this hasn’t stopped the democrat-media complex from attacking the women’s group.
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LifeNews reported:

During a conference call with reporters this afternoon, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure CEO Nancy Brinker and President Elizabeth Thompson revealed the main reason why the Planned Parenthood abortion business lost its funding. It doesn’t do mammograms.

“It was nothing they were doing wrong,” Brinker explained. “We have decided not to fund, wherever possible, pass-through grants. We were giving them money, they were sending women out for mammograms. What we would like to have are clinics where we can directly fund mammograms.”

She added, later in the day on Twitter:, saying the money “will be invested in programs to serve low-income, uninsured and underinsured women.”

“Our Board approved new grants standards to improve direct services to women,” she said. “New grants standards strive for grants that provide direct services and outcomes. We have to put metrics, outcomes and measures to our grants so we can translate the science we’ve funded over 30 yrs. We will continue to provide services to vulnerable populations with care, treatment and screening.”

“We’ve decided not to fund pass-through grants. What we would like is to have clinics where we can directly fund mammograms,” she added.

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  • martha

    7 weeks ago, I had a lumpectomy as I have breast cancer. The hospital I went to for the mammogram had a breast cancer dept and it was all funded by AVON cosmetics. Maybe the Komen foundation should get in touch with AVON.

  • Liz

    I don’t trust Komen.

  • FurryGuy

    Quite a reasonable reason there for why pass-through funding of PP was stopped. Reason and logic is not a part of the Progressive DNA, the agenda is to be shoved through no matter what.

  • FurryGuy

    #2 February 2, 2012 at 9:10 pm
    Liz commented:

    I don’t trust Komen.

    That is, of course, your prerogative. I, on the other hand, trust PP even less than you trust Komen.

  • listingstarboard

    Komen has become just another big greedy corporation, IMO. Would love to see the salary and wealth that Mrs. Brinker enjoys courtesy of your donations. For all of the BILLIONS of dollars that have run through this foundation, has there been any significant discoveries to help fight breast cancer? One would expect some groundbreaking treatments from all of the years and the dollars. Has the mortality rate decreased significantly?

  • Blackbird

    And for that they have 22 Senators, Joe Biden, Moveon.org and the entire liberal smear and destroy machine pointed straight at their faces and opening fire. I can not imagine how this could possibly end well for them to attack an organization that is as well known and loved within their own circles with this much overkill. As far as I can tell this is simply the enemy making a terrible unforced blunder. If we are lucky even the sheep will start to notice how indiscriminate they have become with their character assassination machine.

  • Blackbird

    I guess at the end of the day the only people liberals hate more than those that refuse to come onto their plantation are those that try and leave. Some things never change.

  • RKae

    Gee, one would think a good reason for Komen to strop funding Planned Butchershop is because abortion is a cause of breast cancer. But no, we get “It was nothing they were doing wrong.”

    Really?

  • Sasja

    Our area hospitals provide free mammograms at certain times during the year. Never would I have thought to go to PP to get access to this procedure.

  • Patty

    The Susan B. Komen foundation has helped many women, I am quite sure of this. But when I found out they funded Planned Parenthood I was surprised and mad. Saving lives from breast cancer is admirable. Abortions aren’t. So, this is how I am thinking of this whole thing.

    I do feel a bit better but really is odd, now, at this time they stop funding. Something more is going on and I do believe that one possibility would be abortions cause cancer. It could be true.

    New York City Mayor Bloomberg pledges to match donations to Planned Parenthood cut by Komen

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/02/02/new-york-city-mayor-bloomberg-pledges-to-match-donations-to-planned-parenthood/#ixzz1lI76f5hw
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    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/planned-parenthood-ad-defends-obama-admin-mandate-forcing-religious-employers-to-cover-cost-of-contraceptives/

    Planned Parenthood Ad Defends Obama Admin Religious-Employer Contraception Mandate

  • skeptical

    Most cancer screenings are done without mammogram equipment.

  • Patty

    Seems Pelosi, Obama and Bloomberg are big supporters of Planned Abortion Parenthood.

    Who would have thought? (sarc)

  • Patty

    #9
    Sasja

    Same here

  • Tjexcite

    When you compare Mitt to the billionaire former republican now Mayor of NYC who is the most conservative. The one running or the one who donated 250K to Planned Parenthood.

  • porthuronpunk

    I’m confused. Is this action taken by Komen, George Bush’s fault or is it because Komen is racist/homophobic/anti-immigration? With PP and it’s supporters attacking Komen, does that mean PP now supports breast cancer? It is so very hard to keep up with the twisted logic of progressives and their causes.

  • Patty

    Planned Parenthood donations in light of Komen are UP 100%

  • Patty

    Doesn’t seem to matter now what Komen does….they got their money in donations by others who want to see abortions the going trend in America.

  • Patty

    OT

    Anti-White Race Warrior Jesse Jackson Says Obama May Be Assassinated Due To Jan Brewer, Allen West

    http://patdollard.com/2012/02/anti-white-race-warrior-jesse-jackson-says-obama-may-be-assassinated-due-to-jan-brewer-allen-west/

  • RedstateRed

    This will come as a shock, but not only do they not perform mammograms, Planned Abortion Parentood’s president lied about it.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aq0kBkUZbvQ&feature=player_embedded

  • Patty

    #19
    RedstateRed

    Right, and funded Abortions have not been taken out of Obama care. That may not be a surprise either.

    When some denied God then they will lie, cheat and steal to get what they want. Seriously, has any of the liberals ever done what is normal and good for anyone?

  • Patty

    Okay, I may be generalizing. All liberals aren’t bad but this organization truly is.

  • Patty

    😆 did I really just post that. Yes, yes I did. I just hate what planned abortion parenthood is doing. Screenings would be Great, simple Great. But Abortions, and the pro choice will never see it any other way.

    I saw where a couple had been waiting to adopt a baby, the baby is now 3 years old. From another country. I just believe that it is unnecessary to abort when a women could place baby in adoption. Sometimes she won’t as she will see her baby and then decide to keep it.

    This is a much happier ending, IMO.

  • Txbitty

    So the reason is not because PP is aborting babies, or commiting medicaid fraud, or not reporting statuatory rape or sex trafficking. It’s because they don’t do mammograms? I don’t trust Komen either, something is not right.

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  • saveus

    PP doesn’t “protect women’s health.”

    It is a taxpayer funded abortion mill.

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  • wanumba

    #5 February 2, 2012 at 9:23 pm
    listingstarboard commented:
    Komen has become just another big greedy corporation, IMO. Would love to see the salary and wealth that Mrs. Brinker enjoys courtesy of your donations. For all of the BILLIONS of dollars that have run through this foundation, has there been any significant discoveries to help fight breast cancer? One would expect some groundbreaking treatments from all of the years and the dollars. Has the mortality rate decreased significantly?

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    Komen has a much better mortality rate than Planned Parenthood, and Planned Parenthood gets lots of money. If a hospital had even a fraction of the morality rate of Planned Parenthood, it would be seized and closed. If the military fighting our wars had even a fraction of the mortality rate of Planned Parenthood, the generals would be sacked, troops withdrawals and budget cuts.

    SO, what’s your point again?

  • wanumba

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    #14 February 2, 2012 at 10:56 pm
    Tjexcite commented:
    When you compare Mitt to the billionaire former republican now Mayor of NYC who is the most conservative. The one running or the one who donated 250K to Planned Parenthood.

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    You mean Bloomberg, who has been a life-life Democrat, cynically changed parties to scoot in on (R) Giuliani’s good will glow and has been governing his true political beliefs as hard core Left control freak Democrat?

    Compared to Bloomberg? How conservative? Fidel Castro is conservative compared to him. Funny how they are both island dictators.

    That billionaire? Or a different Democrat billionaire?

  • dba…vagabond trader

    “It was nothing they were doing wrong,” Brinker explained. “We have decided not to fund, wherever possible, pass-through grants. We were giving them money, they were sending women out for mammograms. What we would like to have are clinics where we can directly fund mammograms.”

    From the Komen horses mouth, abortion is ok, pass thru grants not ok. We’ll keep that in mind when donating elsewhere.

  • DaMav

    If you raise money to help women with breast cancer you have to pay Planned Parenthood off first or they kneecap your business. Sounds a little like the mob. RICO anyone?

  • dba…vagabond trader

    @DeMav:

    Excellent point. PP is being setup as the sole provider of womens healthcare services when Obamacare is in full cry.

  • Jesse

    Girl Scouts associated with PP. Another reason to avoid buying over priced cookies.

    http://www.honestgirlscouts.com/discover_pp_history.html

  • bg

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    ❓ heard via news radio that they stopped funding
    because Planned Parenthood is under investigation..

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  • Eden

    ABC just did a story were a woman said her breast cancer was detected through a test she received through a Planned Parenthood exam. Wish I could remember exactly how it was worded…didn’t say it was at PP.

    Komen can do what they want with the money as long as it goes for breast cancer. Period.

  • ginger jamerson

    WHAT the hell does Planned Parenthood have to do with Breast Cancer???….these Organizations have become BIG BUSINESS working under the guise of “helping” the poor and keeping their monies non taxable..paying their executives and high level administrators 6 figure salaries…they ALL have lost their core reason for being…it’s ALL about money and politics people….when these “charities” can afford to pay people that kind of money, then they should NO long qualify as a charity…Planned Parenthood is a devisive organization that promotes the belief that it’s better to kill a baby than to let it interfere with your life.Susan Kormen has also apparently lost it’s core reason…why are they sending monies to other organizations to be doing what THEY are supposedly in “business” to do??? They both stink in my book.

  • moron

    Hey, liberals have the right to tell everyone when, where and for what to spend their money. Liberalism is a mental illness.

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  • jeremy stanfill

    Lib or con doesn’t matter. If you are giving money to either of these orgs, you’re an idiot. Adopt a famil and pay their medical, then you’ll know where the money went. Komen spend more money on lawyers protecting their pink ribon than on research, fact, only 24% goes to research. And PP only spend 3% ON ABORTIONS,. So where do you think your money is going?

    And don’t buy that Pink Ribbon stuff, the money Komen gets from it is minimal compared to what the purchase price is.

  • Janm

    I didn’t know that Komen supported PP. I won’t be supporting Komen any more in any way.

  • Tom Jones

    So, let me get this straight………S.B.Komen want’s to give money directly to beast exam providers, because, it’s more efficieant than giving the money to PP, becasue, more women will benefit, good idea…………oh, but wait, liberals are sentimental about PP, so, although fewer women will benift, that is where the money should go. Is it really that hard to see why people are fed up with liberal bleeding hearts?

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