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Komen Foundation VP Karen Handel resigns after Planned Parenthood funding flap

Title: Komen Foundation VP Karen Handel resigns after Planned Parenthood funding flap

Author: Helen Kennedy

Publication:  Daily News (New York)

Date: February 07, 2012

…The Komen foundation’s new pro-life vice president — who became a flashpoint in the furor over the charity nixing grants to Planned Parenthood — was forced to resign Tuesday.

Karen Handel did not go without leaving a new mess: She took credit for her involvement in the controversial decision, even though Nancy Brinker, the breast cancer charity’s founder, had strongly denied that Handel had any role in the matter.

Handel also made it clear that the point of changing Komen’s funding policies was a direct attempt to “exit the controversy” about Planned Parenthood. Brinker had denied this, too…

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