Texas GOP Endorses 'Reparative Therap...

Texas GOP Endorses 'Reparative Therapy' for Gays

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Recovering Gay

Green Bay, WI

#1 Jun 7, 2014
The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called "reparative therapy" for gays under a new platform given final approval at its annual convention.

Under the new plank, the Texas GOP will "recognize the legitimacy and efficacy of counseling, which offers reparative therapy and treatment for those patients seeking healing and wholeness from their homosexual lifestyle."

Roughly 7,000 delegates Saturday ratified the platform without debating their party's stance on homosexuality on the convention floor. They instead argued for five hours over immigration and medical marijuana before adjourning.

Gay conservatives had lined up to speak against the therapy language that had been added earlier this week. But they never got a chance to address delegates because a parliamentary motion to approve the full platform was called first.

An influential tea party group called Texas Eagle Forum had urged the party to support psychological treatments that seek to turn gay people straight.

Such therapies are banned for minors in New Jersey and California.

The Associated Press

“A Frog's Worst Nightmare”

Since: Oct 13

West Monroe, La

#2 Jun 8, 2014
If gays want to get 'clockwork oranged' that's their business.
After all, other crazy alternative therapies haven't been outlawed.
Old Vet

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Jun 8, 2014
USA morally corrupt. Gayism is a perverted life style that is in NO WAY close to "Normal"!

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#4 Jun 9, 2014
How about those, Tony Awards, eh?

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#5 Jun 9, 2014
Uncle Si wrote:
If gays want to get 'clockwork oranged' that's their business.
After all, other crazy alternative therapies haven't been outlawed.
Agree. It only stands to reason that if some straight people can switch to gay after having a wife and kids for years because they finally "found their true self", that some gay people can switch to straight because they finally "found their true self". If it takes some kind of therapy for that, that would come as no surprise.

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