June 22, 2012 11:07 AM
Komen support drops after Planned Parenthood debacle
Komen Sees Huge Drop in Support After Planned Parenthood Funding
by Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 6/21/12 6:03 PM
Komen affiliates are seeing huge drops in support -- in terms of the number of walkers participating in events and the amount of donations coming in -- following its decision to re-establish funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business.
In Missouri, KMOX reports that one of the largest Komen walks in the country, in St. Louis, saw almost half the number of walkers this time as it did the year prior.
So far this year, Komen's St. Louis chapter claims to have the second largest registration to this point, around 44,000 - trailing only Rome Italy's 50,000 or so. But even this highly supportive city has seen a drop in numbers.
"No matter what is happening in the outside world we stay concentrated on our mission," Chesnut tells KMOX News. "The only losers in any kind of controversy are usually those who need the help the most, and that's the reason why we can't be distracted."
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I was already starting to doubt Komen before all of that, but the PP garbage sealed the deal for me. My sister is in the middle of breast cancer right now, and it is hard to avoid Komen. I know they have some good aspects, but we are not keen on them.
Posted by: Sandra | June 22, 2012 12:27 PM