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Controversy over Planned Parenthood funding spills to Utah

Controversy over Planned Parenthood funding spills to Utah

By Julia Lyon and Kirsten Stewart
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Feb 2, 2012 05:25PM MDT

Some Utahns are convinced that conservative politics have triumphed over women’s health after a decision by Susan G. Komen for the Cure to halt funding for cancer programs offered by Planned Parenthood.
Komen, the breast-cancer charity known for its pink ribbons and annual community runs, decided late last year to stop funding any organization under investigation. Planned Parenthood is being investigated for alleged financial improprieties by Republican Rep. Cliff Stearns of Florida, with the en...

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