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University of Oklahoma regent apologies for anti-gay remarks


December 20, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A University of Oklahoma regent who likened gay people to pedophiles publicly apologized Tuesday during an appearance with the head of an LGBTQ advocacy group and reiterated that he doesn't plan to resign.

Kirk Humphreys, a real estate developer and former Oklahoma City mayor, said his comments during an Oklahoma City public affairs TV show that aired Dec. 10 went "off the rails" and that he regrets hurting people.

"Some of the things I said do not reflect what I believe or the way I have tried to live," Humphreys said, reading from a statement. "Let me be clear, I do...

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