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June 1, 2012

'Not what I meant to say at all. Being gay is not a choice'

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield said on Friday (1 June) that she misspoke when she said during a broadcast this week that 'homosexuality is a lifestyle choice by people.'

Banfield's comment came during an interview with Kansas Pastor Curtis Knapp lit up the Twitterverse and she quickly became the target of a lot of criticism. Knapp believes the federal government should put all gays and lesbians to death.