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Sun Dec 24, 2017, 04:54 AM

Oklahoma Regents Vice Chair to Resign After Comparing Gay People to Pedophiles

OKLAHOMA CITY — The vice chair of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents announced Thursday, December 21, he would resign after an uproar over a comment on public affairs television that appeared to liken gay people to pedophiles.

Following a two-hour closed-door meeting of the board, Vice Chair Kirk Humphreys said he does not want to be a distraction and announced plans to step down before the start of the spring semester in 2018. Humphries said the board asked him to step down during the private meeting.

“I told (board Chairman) Clay Bennett on Saturday that if this was the will of the regents, I was happy to do that,” Humphreys said. The board’s meeting was called to discuss “any board member(s) as it may pertain to board leadership positions.”

Humphreys publicly apologized for his comments on Tuesday. He said comments he made on the show that aired Dec. 10 went “off the rails” and that he regrets hurting people.

Read more: http://www.outsmartmagazine.com/2017/12/oklahoma-regents-vice-chair-to-resign-after-comparing-gay-people-to-pedophiles/

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Sun Dec 24, 2017, 05:48 AM

1. That's pretty standard for mainstream Republican thought.

It is generally presumed that gay men automatically like boys.

Why wouldn't Republicans also, then, believe that straight men automatically like girls? Oh, wait, after Roy Moore, it could be that they DO think that -- and that they are okay with it.



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