Denver Komen Will Continue to Fund Planned Parenthood…For Now
Best known as the group behind the Race for the Cure, an annual fundraiser and 5k run, the Susan G. Komen foundation made national headlines this week when it announced it would no longer provide funding to Planned Parenthood. But, it looks like one Komen branch won’t be backing down from its ties to the embattled reproductive healthcare organization.
In a statement, released on their website Tuesday evening, the Denver branch of the Susan G. Komen foundation announced it would continue funding Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains. While the decision is not a permanent one, requiring approval of a committee and only guaranteed through March 2013, the move still seems to be a major break other chapters of the Dallas-based organization. [more]