Cancer Group Refuses to Fund Planned Parenthood

The Susan G. Komen foundation withdrew funding from the women's health group.
2:33 | 02/03/12

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-- that -- clash over money politics and breast cancer between two of America's leading -- senior advocacy groups for women's health. It all start -- -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure that's the group behind the pink ribbon campaign withdrew funding from Planned Parenthood. Congress is right in the middle of it -- -- ABC's Claire Shipman joins us now with more on the -- good morning -- Good morning to -- the fallout continues taking stock this morning 26 senators now urging -- to reverse its decision. Seven of -- affiliates in California publicly saying they oppose the move one. Top -- official had already designed to -- resigned and now another is threatening to quit. The clash of two titans in women's health care. The Susan G. Komen foundation together to raise breast cancer and Planned Parenthood -- -- right basic health -- to five million patients every year. This morning outrage and disappointment engulfing the Internet. All applies you have lost my support. Playing politics with the lives of women old never -- king again. It's unfortunate. Six. And it got political fast when the komen foundation decided to pull funding for breast screenings from Planned Parenthood. Insiders say -- was worried about controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood abortion services. But this uproar has provided a sudden enormous cash infusion for the often -- -- Planned Parenthood the outpouring of support of women for women. That's extraordinary in a few days they've reached over a million dollars significantly more than they yearly 680000. They'd been getting from komen. -- CEO Nancy Brinker is offered changing explanations for the decision but insists it's not politics. These changes mean that we will be able to do more to help women in advance the fight against breast cancer. Monique -- -- learned she had a lump in her -- through a Planned Parenthood screening. She worries about services for women in her position. It's a -- command to the community and to the women they can't serve and no they conserve. That they're not providing those funds any longer. Health -- an issue of high anxiety for women right now George seventeen million women are with out. Coverage. Culminated wanted to avoid controversy but it's plunged -- -- into the middle of it Robin. And he's talked about all those contributions -- -- the New York mayor Mayor Bloomberg has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars of his. -- money -- the contributions are coming in the Planned Parenthood.

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