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Komen is a settlement and a municipality in Slovenia. It is located on the Kras plateau in the Slovenian Littoral. - Source: Wikipedia

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  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Planned Bullyhood’

    One of the easiest telephone calls I would get as spokesman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops was the call about Komen. Easy in the sense that the issues were clear. Susan G. Komen for the Cure gives money to Planned Parenthood. If you don't want your money to be given to the nation's largest abortion provider, don't give it to Komen.

  • ** FILE ** This Feb. 7, 2012, file photo shows Karen Handel, former vice president for public policy for Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity, speaking during an interview in Atlanta. Handel, the former Susan G. Komen executive at the heart of the organization's clash with Planned Parenthood, has a book deal. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, file)

    Komen insider: Planned Parenthood 'outgunned and overwhelmed' cancer charity

    Criticizing major players on both sides, Karen Handel, former vice president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, has written a blistering insider's account of the prominent cancer charity's decision to halt grants to Planned Parenthood and its swift retreat in the face of an intense, widespread backlash.

  • Komen insider: Planned Parenthood 'outgunned and overwhelmed' cancer charity

    Criticizing major players on both sides, former Susan G. Komen for the Cure vice president Karen Handel has written a blistering insider's account of the prominent cancer charity's decision to halt grants to Planned Parenthood and its swift retreat in the face of an intense, widespread backlash.

  • Former Susan G. Komen executive has book deal

    The former Susan G. Komen executive at the heart of the organization's clash with Planned Parenthood has a book deal.

  • A small group of women protest Feb. 7 outside the Susan G. Komen for the Cure headquarters in Dallas in the immediate aftermath of the breast cancer charity's short-lived cutoff of funding to Planned Parenthood. Several high-ranking executives have since left or intend to leave the organization. (Associated Press)

    Komen still roiled by Planned Parenthood flap

    At least five high-ranking executives with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity have resigned in the aftermath of the organization's decision, promptly rescinded, to eliminate its funding for Planned Parenthood.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    SEYMOUR: Left's other attack on Komen fund

    Susan G. Komen's short-lived decision to drop grants to Planned Parenthood was met with fury from the left wing, and its outrage was immediately reported by the liberal news media. But it wasn't the first time Komen had been attacked from the left.

  • Illustration: Planned Parenthood by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    MAINWARING: Abortion beats breast cancer

    The winners in last week's battle between the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation and Planned Parenthood have discarded the pretense of a noble dedication to women's health and revealed their sole interest: abortion.

  • **FILE** Georgia gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel speaks Aug. 10, 2010, to reporters after casting her ballot in the Georgia runoff election in Roswell, Ga. (Associated Press)

    Komen official quits over Planned Parenthood dispute

    An executive at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity resigned Tuesday over her support to strip Planned Parenthood of funding, but disputed that she was the driving force behind the decision that created a firestorm of criticism last week.

  • The Susan Komen For The Cure international headquarters in Addison, Texas, are shown Feb. 3, 2012. After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood. (Associated Press)

    Komen backtracks on Planned Parenthood ban

    Breast cancer research foundation Susan G. Komen for the Cure reversed on Friday its decision to defund Planned Parenthood after a three-day uproar that saw the foundation come under intense political pressure by pro-choice advocates.

  • Susan G. Komen defends cutoff of Planned Parenthood

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the women's health foundation under intense criticism for breaking ranks with Planned Parenthood, denied Thursday that political considerations played any role in its decision to cut off funding to the nation's largest abortion provider.

  • Reactions heated on Planned Parenthood-Komen rift

    Planned Parenthood said Wednesday that it received more than $400,000 from 6,000 donors in the 24 hours after news broke that its affiliates would be losing grants for breast screenings from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer foundation.

  • Cancer charity halts grants to Planned Parenthood

    The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates _ creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two iconic organizations that have assisted millions of women.

  • Report: We control many breast cancer risk factors

    Women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much, exercising too little, using menopause hormones and getting too much radiation from medical tests. So says a new report on environmental risks by a respected panel of science advisers.

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