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Controversy over Komen-Planned Parenthood funding not good for either, advocates say
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The national backlash against the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity for ending breast screening grants to Planned Parenthood has advocates of both groups in Sonoma County pressing for a public relations cease fire.

Komen has been deluged with negative emails, Facebook posts and blog entries accusing it of bowing to pressure from anti-abortion groups in the wake of the disclosure Tuesday that it would halt $680,000 in annual grants to Planned Parenthood for breast exams and related services.