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Susan G. Komen For The Cure's threat to Planned Parenthood
When the Susan G. Komen For The Cure announced it would pull its funding from Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings, the foundation not only tarnished its pro-woman, pro-health, pro-solidarity image, it threatened to hurt the very women it's always prided itself on protecting -- or so it seemed. After an outpouring of concern and criticism, the organization thankfully reversed its decision three days later. For low-income women, these screenings could mean the difference between life and death; it's a shame that the health of some of our country's most vulnerable women ever came into question, and for that, Komen's pink ribbons will never look the same.