03 Feb 2012 Project 21’s Washington on Komen’s “Stunning Display of Cowardice”
A little over 24 hours ago, when the world was a much different place, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity enjoyed newfound supporters and a 100 percent increase in fundraising returns due to a decision to sever ties with the controversial Planned Parenthood, a womens’ services and abortion provider.
But, after savage criticism from the left, Komen backed down and agreed to consider funding Planned Parenthood again in the future.
Between the flip and the flop, Project 21 spokeswoman Stacy Washington noted that Komen was “right to shy away from partnering with any organization with a history such as this — much less being under investigation. In doing so, they have received praise from past critics who now will support the organization.”
But then came the flop.
Shocked by Komen’s rapid turnaround, Stacy chastised the craven actions of Komen executives, saying: