Komen vs. Planned Parenthood: CEOs Speak Out

Update: This afternoon, Susan G. Komen for the Cure CEO and founder Nancy Brinker made her first televised appearance since the foundation's decision to end funding for Planned Parenthood. She was interviewed on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports. "This is shocking to a lot of your longtime supporters. ... Your branding is at stake," Mitchell — who disclosed she is a past participant in Race for the Cure and a breast cancer survivor — told Brinker. It was a tough and pointed interview. The Dallas philanthropist maintained that her organization will continue to fund screenings. "We're not giving less ...

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