If funding screenings by PP was a sound idea to begin with, what changed
other than politics?
One of the comments from your link pretty well summed it up: "With all
due respect - sounds like someone realized they had gotten their you
know what caught in a wringer."
On 2/3/2012 10:24 AM, rick baird wrote:
They are a breast cancer research funding outfit. almost 2 billion so
far. But that was not enough - they gored a sacred cow and now they
That abortion politics enters into the picture at all is what disturbs
me. They did not originally defund PP because of abortion. But now
they're re-funding PP for no other reason than abortion politics.
On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 11:17 AM, Wayne
It rubs me the wrong way that the corrosive influence of right-wing
politics has crept into this organization and that decisions are being
made based on those politics and not on any medical criteria. Both of
the doctors on the Komen board have resigned in protest which ought to
tell you something. IMO, if they're going to become an advocacy group,
they ought to relinquish their tax-exempt status and go whole hog. As
it stands, they've accepted a ton of money from people who don't share
their narrow view of the world and those people are pissed off, me among
On 2/3/2012 9:39 AM, Gqcy wrote:
could you find an acceptable reason for Komen to stop "donating" to PP,
or are you just being pouty?
On 2/3/2012 9:33 AM, Wayne McAlpine wrote:
Is that today's talking point? Yesterday it was that it was their
not to fund organizations that were under investigation.
On 2/3/2012 7:28 AM, Paul Nelson wrote:
Hey BWR's! Here's the real reason Komen pulled the plug:
They were getting nothing for their money. You were fooled again.
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