Kentucky governor apologizes after comments on teacher protests

Gov. Matt Bevin apologized in social media accounts Sunday for his remarks about teachers

Gov. Bevin indirectly addresses sexual assault comments in video message

They did. Bevin responded by guaranteeing somewhere a child had been sexually assaulted, ingested poison or used illegal drugs because they were left home along by single parents who could not afford to find child care on short notice. It is not my intent to hurt anyone, but to help us all move forward.

In a four-minute online video on Sunday, Bevin said his comments were misunderstood.

Bevin posted a video to his Twitter account Sunday in an effort to explain his comments. "I want to be in my classroom instructing future citizens, but I'm afraid that spending at the state level is getting worse and worse, and we need those dollars for a 21st-century education", said Stephanie Ikanovic, a teacher of 21 years who participated in the demonstrations, the Associated Press reported. "We're in this together".

Kentucky Education Association President Stephanie Winkler said she was "appalled" by Bevin's comment.

"Sometimes the words that people say, the way in which they say it, or just the misunderstanding that comes from that can also have unintended consequences and I think that is what happened from the very things I said", Bevin said in the video.

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Bevin, whose veto of a two-year spending bill with a almost half-billion-dollar tax increase was overridden by fellow Republicans in the legislature, has recently sparred with teachers groups amid educator protests across the country fueled by claims of low pay and underfunded school systems. The extraordinary rebuke came on the final day of the legislative session Saturday. The Office of the Attorney General fights every day to protect our children and has arrested a record number of predators and human traffickers. "If we want to create a world without child abuse, we can not tolerate the governor's comments".

Amid backlash from state lawmakers and teacher groups, Bevin said his comments were misunderstood by some but were damaging to others. "Governor Bevin is on the wrong side of history, and as his latest outburst shows, he's also on the wrong side of simple decency".

Matt Bevin has apologized to those offended by recent remarks insinuating that walkouts by teachers have left children unsupervised and vulnerable to sexual assault.

"His insults of teachers over the a year ago have been beneath the decorum of any respectable elected official", Nishimuta wrote in a statement. "As a mother, suggesting children were abused as a prop for his political rhetoric is disturbing and absurdly in poor taste".

"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.

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