Kentucky Gov. Bevin apologizes for baby intercourse abuse remarks

Gov. Bevin indirectly addresses sexual assault comments in video message

Kentucky governor apologizes for saying children were 'sexually assaulted, ingested poison or tried drugs' because there was nobody to watch them while teachers were protesting education budget cuts

"They think we are going to get exhausted and go home", she said. "I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was sexually assaulted that was left at home because there was nobody there to watch them". He asserted their failure to appear at school Friday would especially endanger the children of single parents who could not afford to miss a day of work.

On Friday, following a day of teacher protests, Bevin said "I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was sexually assaulted that was left at home because there was nobody there to watch them". I apologize for those who have been hurt by the things that were said, ' Bevin said on his YouTube and Twitter page Sunday.

At least 39 school districts in Kentucky had shut down on Friday as teachers traveled to the Capitol asking legislators to override Bevin's veto of state budget and tax reform bills.

Bevin's feedback got here shortly after Republican lawmakers voted to override his vetoes of an working price range that included elevated spending for public schooling with the assistance of an accompanying tax improve.

"It is my accountability to symbolize you, not exclusively after I'm talking to you, however after I'm talking in your behalf in methods which might be clear, which might be understood, that do not harm folks and do not confuse folks", he stated. I do not understand how we will misunderstand his intent. Bevin has been Kentucky's governor since 2015. "There is no rational comment I could make to that", Winkler said, the Courier-Journal reported.

Teachers had been booing Republicans for months after they passed changes to the teachers' pension system.

That same day, Bevin blasted the teachers for taking the day off to protest.

- House Democratic Caucus " The statements made by Governor Bevin yesterday insinuating that Kentucky teachers are somehow responsible for sexual assault, drug addiction, and neglect is reprehensible and repugnant.

In Arizona, after weeks of teacher protests and walkout threats across the state, Gov. Doug Ducey promised a net 20 percent raise by 2020.

"I don't want to be out of my classroom. It was not my intent whatsoever", the governor said.

Bevin decried the latest spending bill, which raises cigarette sales tax by half and increases sales tax on some consumer services, as "sloppy" and "non-transparent" in a Friday tweet, and believes the bill underestimates the cost of school funding needed. They wanted the vetoes to stand, forcing the governor to call a special session of the state legislature to pass a new budget.

The National Education Association ( is the nation's largest professional employee organization, representing more than 3 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators and students preparing to become teachers.

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