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Karen Handel,Susan G. Komen's Anti-Abortion VP, Drove DecisionTo Defund PlannedParenthood
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Source: Huffington Post

February 5, 2012 16:22:00
Laura Bassett

WASHINGTON -- Susan G. Komen for the
Cure, the nation's leading anti-breast-cancer
charity, has insisted that its since-reversed
decision to pull funding from Planned
Parenthood arose from a routine change in
criteria for grant eligibility that had nothing
to do with abortion politics.
But a Komen insider told HuffPost on
Sunday that Karen Handel, Komen's
staunchly anti-abortion vice president for
public policy , was the main force behind the
decision to defund Planned Parenthood and
the attempt to make that decision look
"Karen Handel was the prime instigator of
this effort, and she herself personally came
up with investigation criteria," the source,
who requested anonymity for professional
reasons, told HuffPost. "She said, 'If we just
say it's about investigations, we can defund
Planned Parenthood and no one can blame
us for being political.'"
Emails between Komen leadership on the
day the Planned Parenthood decision was
announced, which were reviewed by
HuffPost under the condition they not be
published, confirm the source's description
of Handel's sole "authority" in crafting and
implementing the Planned Parenthood

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so glad the truth is coming out. what a nasty person she is to do that and conspire a way to cloak the action..

The Party of No has Got to Go!
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