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'Rob, Arnie & Dawn' hosts apologize for transgender comments

A Sacramento radio team issued an on-air apology this morning for making offensive comments about transgender young people that prompted a community outcry.

The on-air personalities of the "Rob, Arnie & Dawn" show on 98.5 KRXQ-FM have been off air this week after heated reaction to comments made May 28 about transgender teens. On that broadcast, Rob Williams and Arnie States labeled transgender people "freaks," "weirdos" and "drama queens."

"Our audience made clear that we had made it seem that we endorse or allow or encourage the harming and abuse of children, the bullying and vilifying of those who are different, and singling out of transgenders for harm," said Williams. "I want you to very clearly understand that I proudly and fully apologize for those comments completely."

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