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  Josh Duggar apologizes amid molestation allegations, quits Family Research Council
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Last EditedRP  May 22, 2015 03:25pm
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AuthorAbby Ohlheiser, Sarah Pulliam Bailey and Elahe Izadi
MediaNewspaper - Washington Post
News DateFriday, May 22, 2015 04:45:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionIn the wake of a tabloid report alleging that he molested several underage girls while he was a teenager, reality-television star Josh Duggar said Thursday that he “acted inexcusably” and was “deeply sorry” for what he called “my wrongdoing.”

The 27-year-old Duggar, a high-profile member of the evangelical Christian family that stars on TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting,” also resigned his post with the Family Research Council, a conservative lobbying organization.

The FRC, a conservative Christian organization led by Tony Perkins, is known for its advocacy against same-sex marriage, “with the mission to champion marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society.”
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