Karen Handel explains Komen resignation, blasts Planned Parenthood

The AP is reporting that Karen Handel has resigned as vice president for public policy for Susan G. Komen for the Cure after the massive public relations disaster caused by withdrawing funding from Planned Parenthood.

by Scott Hensley Georgia gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel talks with supporters at an election-night party in Atlanta in August. Handel, who lost a runoff for the GOP nomination, then became a top official at Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Karen Handel, a former secretary of state in Georgia and a Republican activist, was hired in April as vice president of public policy at the Dallas-based Komen. Handel was coming off an unsuccessful run for governor of Georgia during which she

I just read the Karen Handel resignation letter, and it's tough slogging, a bit like picking through tornado debris in search of a survivor. She's basically saying, this wasn't just my idea to defund Planned Parenthood, this was a group effort,

Karen Handel — who today resigned from her position as Susan G. Komen's senior VP following a controversial policy change that resulted in the foundation cutting its grants to Planned Parenthood — visited America Live's