Pink Ribbons Not Cute When Komen Backs Planned Parenthood

Pink Ribbons Not Cute When Komen Backs Planned Parenthood

Abby Johnson: Pink ribbons are cute. They have become very trendy. Everyone has caught on to them, too. A couple of airlines wear pink during October…some yogurt companies have pink ribbons on their merchandise…everyone is doing it. Well, not me.

A pink ribbon is the universal sign for breast cancer awareness, not Komen. Just like the yellow ribbon is a sign of supporting our troops. So just because people see pink ribbons doesn’t mean they’re all associated with Komen.

Exactly. For example in the article in the link, they mention yogurt companies. Dannon Yogurt used a pink ribbon during their campaign, but they gave their proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, which is a pro-life foundation.

I get the point of the article, we as Catholics should boycott Koman, but the author did a disservice to the neutral pink ribbon campaign for breast cancer awareness by lumping it in with a company that supports abortion.


You can support breast cancer research and not Susan Komen. We’re not talking brain surgery here…

You also do not need to wear pink to support people healing the sick.

I would avoid wearing all kind of ribbons.

Wear a crucifix- it shows you support the sick, the poor, peace, justice, etc.

Anything extra is unnecessary, and possibly a vanity.

Though supporting brain cancer research is also a good thing to do.

This. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

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