Deborah at Choose Life has done an excellent job in connecting the dots that are fundamental to understanding why the Pink Ribbon campaign is flawed.
If Komen’s feminist officials were truly interested in “eradicating breast cancer” as they state on their web site, they would have denounced Planned Parenthood long ago for their complicity in the development of the disease.
Komen’s gifts to PP help the abortion provider to whitewash what it does, and PP helps to ensure Komen’s future prosperity by perpetuating high breast cancer rates in the U.S. This year, 270,000 American women are expected to develop either invasive or in situ breast cancer. I hate to say it, but once again the pursuit of the almighty dollar trumps any concern for the health and well being of women.
She notes the full report of the collaboration is here. Wrong and bad.