Texas Republicans Support Counseling To Convert Gays To Heterosexuality
In their new state platform, Texas Republicans suggest reparative therapy" for patrients seeking healing and wholeness from their homosexuality." The platform also says "homosexuality is a chosen behavior," something most gays and lesbians reject. Gay Republicans say they had convinced many party delegates to back their efforts to remove offensive comments from the platform, but convention rules prevented the delegates from addessing the audience.
(CNN) -- Texas Republicans have adopted a party platform that includes support for voluntary psychological "therapy" targeted at converting homosexuals to heterosexuals. Almost 10,000 convened in Fort Worth at the annual Republican State Convention to vote on a platform ahead of the 2016 race for the White House.