Breaking: Komen is reversing its decision to end grants to Planned Parenthood

Komen is reversing its decision to end grants to Planned Parenthood

After dealing with a backlash from the public, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure charity says they will restore its partnership with Planned Parenthood.

More to come.


  • Susan G. Komen’s Founder Is Major GOP Donor, Ex-Bush Ambassador – Brinker is also a major Republican donor, and has given more than $175,000 to Republican candidates and the Republican National Committee since 1990, according to donor data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. Her late husband, Norman Brinker, was the chairman of Brinker International Restaurants, which owns the chains Chili’s, Maggiano’s, and Macaroni Grill. Norman Brinker gave more than $440,000 to Republicans between 1990 and his death in 2009.
  • Charities Working to Prevent and Cure Breast Cancer – At Charity Navigator we’ve done the work for you. We’ve reviewed the financial health of over 20 of the largest charities working to fight and prevent breast cancer in America. Although these charities have been very successful at generating support, together raising nearly $1.7 billion annually in contributions, the disparity in their financial health is enormous. (via WWJD)