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Candidate for Utah Senate apologizes for online comments about gay teen's suicide

PROVO, Utah (KSTU) -- A third-party candidate for Utah Senate District 16 is apologizing for remarks he made about a gay youth's suicide after an image of the comments went viral online. Jason Christensen, the Independent American Party candidate for Senate District 16 in Provo, posted on a Facebook thread after a gay teen committed suicide. According to a screen capture posted online, the post stated: "Yes this is sad, hopefully God will have mercy on both sins that this boy committed.
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