Handel resigns from Susan G. Komen Foundation

Karen Handel, controversial VP at the Susan G. Komen Foundation, has resigned. About time, considering what she cost the organization. Related articles AP confirms Handel’s role in Komen’s Planned Parenthood decision (piedtype.com) Senators ask Komen Foundation to reverse decision (piedtype.com) Karen Handel Is The Komen’s Katrina (tbogg.firedoglake.com) Susan G. Komen Foundation Backs Down On Cutting … Continue reading Handel resigns from Susan G. Komen Foundation

AP confirms Handel’s role in Komen’s Planned Parenthood decision

Regarding the role of Susan G. Komen Foundation’s vice president Karen Handel in the recent decision to cut grant funding to Planned Parenthood, The Associated Press is now reporting: A source with direct knowledge of decision-making at Komen’s headquarters in Dallas gave a different account, saying the grant-making criteria were adopted with the deliberate intention … Continue reading AP confirms Handel’s role in Komen’s Planned Parenthood decision

Senators ask Komen Foundation to reverse decision

Twenty-six U.S. Senators have signed a letter to the Susan G. Komen Foundation asking its officers to reverse their decision to withdraw grant money from Planned Parenthood. The letter, as reported by the Washington Post: Dear Ambassador Brinker, We write to express our disappointment with Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s decision to cut funding … Continue reading Senators ask Komen Foundation to reverse decision