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Planned Parenthood supporters denounce Komen’s funding halt
Los Angeles Times

He won’t be sporting that pink tie anymore.

California state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) has volunteered for years as one of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure “Pink Tie Guys,” who wear the ties at public events to raise awareness about breast cancer.

On Wednesday, after learning that the foundation would stop funding Planned Parenthood for breast health services, Padilla announced that his pink tie days were done.