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(CNN) - A school district member in Arkansas who came under fire for an anti-gay post on a social networking site formally submitted his resignation to the school board Monday, according to the Midland School District superintendent.
The board unanimously voted at a specially called meeting to accept Clint McCance's resignation, Superintendent Dean Stanley said.
McCance, then vice president of the school district in Pleasant Plains, wrote on his personal Facebook page that he wanted gay people to commit suicide, according to The Advocate, a newspaper focusing on gay news.
McCance used the terms "queer" and "fag" repeatedly, promised to disown his own children if they are gay and stated that he enjoys "the fact that [gay people] give each other AIDS and die."
He apologized Thursday for the comments, telling CNN's Anderson Cooper that he planned to resign.
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