Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest lamented the loss of grants from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Last year those grants amounted to of more than $75,000.
“Like so many of you, we are saddened by the Komen Foundation caving to anti-choice extremeists and letting politics interfere with health care. Local Komen affiliates provided close to $75,000 for life-saving breast cancer screenings at PPGNW health centers in WA and ID last year,” the group wrote on its Facebook page.
However, the regional Planned Parenthood group also said its breast health program would continue, “and it will be stronger than ever thanks to supporters coming forward to stand with our patients.”