translated from Spanish: PAN youth leader resignation after comment on Yalitza Aparicio

The Panist leader who said on Facebook that “i wish” Yalitza Aparicio had been aborted and resigned from the presidency of the National Council of Students Yucatan Chapter, the organization Juvenile Action reported.
Alan Avila Magos, National Secretary of Youth Action, said he called for the resignation of Francisco Cano Ail because “his irresponsible comments on social media do not represent the doctrine and identity of our party.”
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On Friday, Yalitza Aparicio celebrated the decriminalization of abortion in Oaxaca during her participation in the Summit of Latin American Women Leaders. Cano Ail commented on a Facebook news story: “I wish she had been aborted, ah true… Haha (sic)”.
According to the shared resignation letter on the Youth Action Facebook, Cano Ail said he resigned so as to “not harm our institution.”

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“I offer an apology for the lack of maturity in a comment made on social media, I accept that it is not the way a Youth Action leader should express himself,” he added in the letter signed Saturday.
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According to the Agency Notimex, Cano Ail added: “I thank those who trusted me, but just as I all have a stance on certain sensitive issues, I hope to respect mine. As I said in post past I am not in favor of abortion,” he said.
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