Skip to comments.Breaking: Two dozen Senators call on Komen to reverse Planned Parenthood decision
Posted on 02/02/2012 11:28:30 AM PST by alancarp
The pressure on the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation to reverse its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings for poor people a decision which has caused an uproar among womens groups and on social media is about to get significantly more intense. Nearly two dozen Senators are set to enter the fray.
Im told that 22 Dem Senators have signed on to a toughly worded letter urging Komen to reverse its decision, which Komen has justified by citing a new rule prohibiting it from funding any group under investigation by the government. (This has conferred legitimacy and signficance on the probe into Planned Parenthood that has been launched by anti-abortion GOP Rep. Cliff Stearns of Florida.)
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Now the meme is that poor people are going to be hurt by this defunding decision. Balderdash.
ADDITIONALLY: a tweet I caught within the past hour from this linked source indicates that the "Top public health official" with Komen-for-the-Cure has resigned over this building controversy.
California Democrat abortion nazis are also voicing their displeasure. This is most probably not over.
Does Planned Parenthood actually coduct mammograms or do they do manual test for lumps? Susam G. Komen only deals with breast cancer, right?
Please. PP doesn’t even do the screenings, from what I’ve read, they just send the women someplace else. Plus, those donations were fungible to be used for whatever they wanted. And it’s obvious what they spend most of the money on and it’s not preventative care.
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Money is fungable.
It ALL supports killing babies.
Did you ever audit a drunk’s budget, to decide how much to give him?
They’re pro-choice, until their choice is not chosen.
Who the hell do these 22 ‘RAT buffoons think they are? What the Komen Foundation does with its money is none of these commie bass turds’ business. ‘RATS Gone Wild again.
No. They don't have the equiptment.
You have to keep in mind the motivation behind most pro-aborts. It’s that they viscerally KNOW it’s murder of the most innocent, and don’t want any reminders from anywhere that there might be a moral component to abortion. Any indication that there might be something less than moral about abortion, including not fully publicly funding it, leads inexorably to the conclusion that they advocate the murder of innocents in the name of convenience.
If the Komen organization turns and runs on this issue they are done-for as an organization. The cat is out of the bag, and the only way for them to continue is to hold firm and stick to their mission’s stated purpose.
So they are misleading folks.... sending them offsite for mammograms but taking all the money for ????? damn them.
“Hello, I thought you were dedicated to fighting cancer, saving lies.... you man the money we donate goes to a group that has slaughtered millions of babies??? What does that have to do with fighting cancer? Are you people insane?”
Not that I have anything to donate but if I did it wouldn’t be Komen or Girl Scouts for sure
I respect a senator just slightly less than I respect the local maggot.
Shove it your collective (very) smelly Obamas, senators.
After that, shove it again.
Don’t forget to breathe, buttholes.
saying the money you give them doesn’t go for abortions is like saying you only fill up the shallow end of the swimming pool.
This shows this was not about mammograms, but about the idolatry of abortion. No one ever anywhere should ever be able to reverse a position favoring abortion. The Feminazi’s are showing their TRUE COLORS.
I just went to the SGK facebook page and liked all the pro life comments. I would say that the hate filled angry ones are running about 2:1 to the positive comments. If you want to wade in, be my guest.
All Communists right?
Ther had better not be a SINGLE Republican supporting this ongoing abomination.
22 Dem Senators?
Follow the money. Abortions are BIG BUSINESS.
When are the 22 Dem Senators going to accuse
PP of being Capitalists? That’s there spin nowadays.
Anyone making money are evil Capitalists.
Oh and that should include the forked tongue pelousie, reid, and all the other WEALTHY dimocRATS C.A.P.I.T.A.L.I.S.T.S! They didn’t get wealthy by giving hard earned money to the poor.
Not so fast. Komen hasn’t said they are permanently halting the funding just that they won’t provide said funding while Planned Parenthood is under investigation. Wait and see what happens once the investigation is concluded.
Is there a link between breast cancer and abortions? Just asking.
“The Feminazis are showing their TRUE COLORS.”
“The Feminazis are showing their TRUE COLOR - Red for their political identity, red for their anger, and red for the innocent blood they love to spill.”
Is Planned Parenthood saying they can’t do breast examinations without the money from the Komen foundation? Why doesn’t Planned Parenthood do their own fundraising for money for mammograms??????????????????????
True colors. Yes, indeed!
To the degree it’s up to me, I will not allow the the term “pro-choice” to be used in my presence ever again, and will cite this story. Shall we not all consider doing the same?
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We have a completely out of control federal government, for one thing. it is NOT the business of the federal government to concern itself with this! If the Komen Foundation wants to shed its connection with the slaughter of the unborn, what right does the US Senate have to interfere???? STRIP the fedgov of its unconstitutional involvement and that alone will solve many problems - much bitter poisonsous fruit will quickly wither and die without fedgove involvement and money!
"Does Planned Parenthood actually coduct mammograms...?"
"...what is the stated mission of Planned Parenthood?
A quick visit to their website shows quick links to topics such as Abortion, Birth Control, Morning After Pill and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The only mention in regards to breast cancer is their front page screed about Komen pulling their funding...
Finally, under the Womens Health tab, I found a reference to breast cancer along with this information.
Planned Parenthood doctors and nurses teach patients about breast care, connect patients to resources to help them get vital biopsies, ultrasounds, and mammograms, and follow up to make sure patients are cared for with the attention they need and deserve.
Reading that I would come to the conclusion that Planned Parenthood doesnt actually do the screenings but rather refer you to someone who will. In other words, breast cancer screenings were never high on their list of things to do."
If Komen receives more $$ by not supporting Planned Parenthood, they are more likely to permanently halt the funding.
Planned Parenthood is all about killing babies.
Yes. Women that have abortions have an increased risk of getting breast cancer.
And PP just bought their NYC headquarters they’d been leasing for decades for $35,000,000.....which is a drop in the bucket from their stash of $1,000,000,000. Non-profit my a$$!
Their president (Cecile Richardson, Anne’s daughter) makes $400,000/year and gets an NYC apartment. If they wanted to, they could buy their own mammogram machines and put one in every state, and still have beaucoup bucks left over.
So it’s obviously not important enough of an issue to force them to use their OWN money to help prevent breast cancer in the women they profess to care so deeply about.
Mrs. Prince of Space
Surely you can collect more than two dozen Senators to applaud Komen's decision and offset this 'abortion trumps all' cabal.
There's no way they deserve any kind of support now for just doing the right thing by cutting off Planned Parenthood.
...so is the U. S. Government.
That’s 2 dozen Senators that need to be rejected at the polls.
The whole cancer industry is a fraud. Money for abortions, money for ‘researchers’ and money for liberal ideologist opportunists.
It was thought for a while that there was link, but the final study concluded no link. Not even an elevated number.
Link between abortions and increase chance of breast cancer could explain why they want to break off association. If proven,law suits could follow.
I guess that no one at SGK has read the research showing a significant correlation between having an abortion and subsequently developing breast cancer. That, alone, should justify the denial of any funding for PP by SGK.
How about Great Leader just issue an edict from on high demaning the Komen organization provide on-demand abortion and give half of all their proceeds to Planned Parenthood? That would solve the problem, right? I mean, it’s not like the Federal Government has limits on private individuals or organizations or anything. Golly people - get with the pogrom.
So contra-intuitive. Groups that have high levels of abortion literally decrease their percentage of the population, breeding themselves out of existence. Natural selection’s a bitch.
That’s for sure.