Resignation of Kirk Humphreys announced by OU President David Boren:
In 1998, Kirk Humphreys was elected mayor of Oklahoma City and served two terms. In 2004, Humphreys was a candidate in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate, but was defeated by Tom Coburn. Humphrey’s is currently a member of University of Oklahoma Board of Regents.
The above video from KFOR includes the following conversation between Virgin and Humphreys on the show:
Humphreys: Is homosexuality right or wrong? It’s not relative. There’s a right and wrong, you just said it. If it’s OK, then it’s OK for everybody and quite frankly it’s OK for men to sleep with little boys if it’s OK.
Virgin: I’m unclear on what Barney Frank did other than being a homosexual. Are you saying there was some inappropriate conduct on his part? Because I’m not aware of that.
Humphreys: I’m saying there is a standard of right and wrong. In our society we’ve gotten to where — I’m going to make a lot of people mad today — we’ve gotten to where there’s no right or wrong, it’s just all relative. It’s not all relative.
Virgin: But Kirk, to compare Barney Frank being a homosexual to Al Franken or John Conyers or the president or Roy Moore making unwanted —
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