As reported previously below, Karen Handel, vice president for public affairs at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, had come under pressure to resign following public outcry over the announcement Komen would pull funding from Planned Parenthood.
On Tuesday, she did just that.

Click to read her Resignation Letter.

Whether or not the Komen foundation will regain its reputation or be able to maintain the same level of donations after this public relations disaster remains to be seen.  From where I am sitting, it will be an uphill climb. One other point of heated contention among the public is the salary paid to Komen head, Nancy Brinker, said to be approximately $500,000 a year.