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'Duck Dynasty' patriarch to resume filming despite gay comments as A&E reverses decision
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, December 27, 2013 5:47 PM EST
The A&E channel said it's reversing its decision to drop "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson from the show for his remarks about gays.
The channel had put Robertson on what it called "hiatus" following his comments in a magazine article about how the Bible informs his view of gays.
His comments were slammed by groups including GLAAD, the gay media watch organization. But A&E's decision drew a backlash from those who said they supported Robertson's comments and others who defended him on the basis of freedom of speech.