|Komen For The Cure Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood|
NEW YORK — Billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pledged on Thursday to transfer $250,000 of his own money to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America next breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen on behalf of the Cure withdrew funding on behalf of the classify.
On Thursday afternoon, the Komen foundation battled the backlash larger than the split from Planned Parenthood. Some of Komen's home affiliates are openly troubled, and on slightest individual top endorsed has so they say walk out.
The Komen foundation had provided re $700,000 annually on behalf of Planned Parenthood to provide access to mammograms on behalf of low wages women. It has chop rotten funding to Planned Parenthood, which as well provides abortion, birth control and other strength services to women, since the classify is under investigation.
Republican official overhang Stearns is probing Planned Parenthood's custom of taxpayer funds.
"Politics enclose rejection place in strength caution. Breast cancer screening saves lives and hundreds of thousands of women rely on Planned Parenthood on behalf of access to caution," Bloomberg supposed in a statement. "We must be serving women access to facilitate caution, not insertion barriers in their way."
Planned Parenthood supposed the Komen foundation had succumbed to following pressure from anti-abortion groups. It supposed such groups enclose repeatedly threatened Komen larger than its association.
The Komen foundation supposed it does not bow to following pressure, to facilitate critics enclose mischaracterized its decision and warned the controversy can distract attention from the struggle beside breast cancer.
Komen For The Cure Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood