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Ohio School Board Member Censured For ‘Typo’ That Linked To Porn Site

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio college board exterior Cincinnati voted throughout an emergency meeting on Wednesday to censure a member who mentioned she by accident posted a hyperlink to a pornography web site on her marketing campaign’s Facebook web page.

The board for the Lakota Local School District in Liberty Township additionally requested Darbi Boddy, 41, to resign. She refused. The hyperlink she supposed to put up, she mentioned, was a web site about sexual schooling for teenagers. The put up has since been eliminated.

Boddy, accompanied by her younger daughter, left the meeting after the censure vote saying, “I will not be part of this political ruse.”

Attempts to achieve Boddy by phone on Thursday have been unsuccessful.

In one other Facebook put up that additionally has been eliminated, Boddy mentioned that whereas the hyperlink was a “typo,” it’s “representative of the disgusting material that is being put in front of our children.”

Boddy was elected in November on a platform opposing the instructing of masks mandates, vital race principle, Black Lives Matter and the 1619 Project, the New York Times Magazine concern which facilities on slavery in American historical past and was subsequently revealed as a e book.

“The way the terms inclusion, diversity, equity, and tolerance are used on social media and in our schools is dividing our children into groups of oppressed and oppressors,” Boddy mentioned on her web site.

Boddy has repeatedly clashed with Lakota Local School Board President Lynda O’Connor since taking office in January. O’Connor mentioned Wednesday that even when the pornography web site was posted by accident, Boddy had demonstrated “gross negligence” and “reckless conduct.”

O’Connor accused Boddy of getting made “disrespectful and unprofessional comments” to district officers and board members.

On Thursday, Boddy responded on her Facebook web page.

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