Karen Handel, Susan G. Komen Executive, Quits Over Planned Parenthood Dispute

Laura Bassett writes on Huffington Post: “Karen Handel, vice president for public affairs at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, resigned on Tuesday following public outcry over the announcement Komen would pull funding from Planned Parenthood. After Komen reversed its decision, The Huffington Post reported that Handel drove the decision to defund Planned Parenthood over abortion politics and crafted the strategy to clean up the public relations mess than ensued.”