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Support for charity tainted by partisan politics

Title: Support for charity tainted by partisan politics

Author: Letters to the Editor

Publication:  USA Today

Date: February 08, 2012

It is sad that Susan G. Komen for the Cure got itself involved in abortion politics. Abortion divides us pretty much right down the middle. Did the organization really not see this trouble coming “Komen reversal on Planned Parenthood doesn’t end controversy“?

In addition, the group’s decision to defund Planned Parenthood— reversed under pressure — seemed dishonest. If the group wanted to say, “We no longer support Planned Parenthood because it provides abortions,” then it should have come right out and said so. Instead, its leaders cited a new policy barring funding of groups “under investigation.” Planned Parenthood is under investigation because of pressure from abortion opponents, not because of suspicions of wrongdoing…

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