Colin Delany February 3, 2012

As Komen Backs Down, Essential Reading on the Planned Parenthood Funding Debacle

Breaking news as I write this: in the face of a massive backlash, the Susan G. Komen Foundation has reversed its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood. What happened? Komen ran into the power of citizen-activism, for one thing. Did the organization’s leadership do it permanent damage? Quite possibly — the Komen brand has taken a massive hit. Below are some good articles that look at what Komen did, what it could have done, and the public reaction that changed its mind.

LOTS of mistakes to learn from here…so let’s not repeat ‘em.

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