Sinclair News Host Resigns Following Threat To Sexually Assault David Hogg

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David Hogg is a young man who survived the Parkland shooting and has come out strongly against the NRA.

A conservative commentator working for a television station owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group resigned after violent comments he made toward Parkland school shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg was met with intense criticism.

Jamie Allman, who hosted a nightly show on Sinclair’s ABC-affiliate station KDNL, tweeted on March 26 that he was “preparing” to assault Hogg with “a hot poker,” the Washington Post reports. Allman also hosts a conservative talk radio show.

“We have accepted Mr. Allman’s resignation, and his show has been canceled,” Ronn Torossian, a PR representative acting as Sinclair’s spokesperson, told the Post.

The since-deleted tweet rapidly drew criticism, prompting several advertisers to withdraw their support for the show, The Allman Report.

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