What exactly happened when Karen Handel, the former executive at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, resigned after a highly publicized controversy?
Well, to know her side of story, you have to read a new book, launching next month, named Planned Bullyhood: The Truth Behind the Headlines about the Planned Parenthood Funding Battle with Susan G. Komen for the Cure
What you know up to now: Under Handel’s leadership in January, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, cut off funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates after the two organizations entered at political battle surrounding the abortion debate. The rift caused a huge controversy as more half a million dollars allocated to mammograms was at stake. After public outcry, the breast cancer awareness organization reinstated the funding and Handel resigned.