Shannon Watts defended the denial of coverage to a brain-damaged 13-year old.

Apr 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Despite her advocacy for children, Watts pressured the Susan G. Komen for the Cure to continue funding Planned Parenthood, America’s largest abortion provider in 2012. When the national Komen affiliate decided it would no longer fund Planned Parenthood, Watts announced to the Indianapolis Star that she, a former board member of the Komen group in Central Indiana, would be more involved with Planned Parenthood in the future.

Today Watts says she supports educating the public about “gun sense” but when she worked at Monsanto, a controversial genetically engineering firm, she opposed a ballot measure to educate the public by labeling genetically modified food in Oregon. “The general feeling is that the measure, if passed, would create a new set of bureaucratic rules and regulations and provide meaningless information at a considerable cost to consumers,” she said at the time. Watts also worked to stop a law barring genetically modified foods. “What’s important is that consumers have a choice.”…