Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Phil 4:6-7

Friday, October 12, 2007

The Susan G. Komen -- PP Connection

The other day in the grocery store I noticed an awful lot of pink -- pink t-shirts, pink totes, pink rubber duckies. They're all being sold with proceeds benefiting breast cancer research. I'm all for money being spent on cancer research. It's certainly hopeful.

What's not hopeful, is the Susan G. Komen Foundation. You probably already know about the connection, but if you don't, here it is. The Susan G. Komen Foundation supports abortion.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure awarded 72 grants to Planned Parenthood affiliates during the years 2000 through 2005.

Komen claims that grant money to Planned Parenthood is for breast services only, but Planned Parenthood records show that their breast services are declining while their abortion numbers are increasing.

In 2003, Komen Affiliates awarded $38.4 million in grants to support community outreach programs, including 21 grants to their local Planned Parenthood chapters totaling more than $475,000."

from the Bioethics Defense Fund -- Human Rights from Beginning to End
So, when you see those pink ribbons, don't assume you're doing a good thing. In fact, the Susan G. Komen Foundation is not the only non-profit organization that supports PP. It's not even the only cancer research non-profit that supports PP. The American Cancer Society is on the list, too.

Those pretty pink ribbons are enticing, but they are also deceiving. The irony is, recent studies confirm that abortion is the best predictor of breast cancer. Do you think PP includes that in their informed consent?


  1. aaagh! i just bought something from them too. thanks for the information. i'll pass it along.

  2. The other very interesting medical issue is the new info coming out about cancer treatments in pregnant women. Typically abortion has been assumed to be necessary when a woman with child is found to have cancers of various flavors. BUT, it turns out that the outcome of treatment does NOT change for the woman if she keeps the baby and the baby is only harmed by the treatment in the first trimester.

    So... doctors, especially oncologists are changing their minds from the, "diagnosed with cancer=must have immediate abortion" mentality.

  3. GAH! I am just continually disgusted with the amount of businesses/organizations who present themselves as pro-woman, but then turn and support abortion.
    I'll link back to this on my blog. Thanks!


  4. Barbara, I had no idea! Thanks for informing me and I'll post a link back to your article too.

    My husband and I were just discussing the pink ribbons this morning.....I was wondering aloud how much money actually went to research and how the dollars were spent and if any real headway has been made in breast cancer treatment.

  5. Incredible! Thanks for the info and I'll be linking to your posts about this.

  6. Our priest just talked about this at the latest RCIA meeting for my husband. Someone brought up this same point, but he stated that from his deep investigation into this, he was assured that the money donated to PP was directed only at preventative breast care for those who had no insurance and couldn't afford mammography elsewhere. I hope that I am not being naive about this.

  7. Well, any money donated to PP, even for breast cancer services, frees up other funds for abortion services. There are certainly enough non-profits out there to provide breast cancer service (for the Komen Foundation and any other Foundation to support) -- let's put PP out of business all together.

  8. Thanks for opening my eyes. I definitely want to look into this.

    I agree ... we need to put PP out of business.


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