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  • Amid Bachmann controversy, many Christians cool to conversion therapy for gays

    07/18/2011 10:35:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    CNN ^ | 07/18/2011 | Dan Gilgoff
    When presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s husband, Marcus, addressed accusations that his Christian counseling business encourages homosexual clients to try to change their sexual orientation, he appeared to play down the role of so-called conversion therapy at his clinics. "Is it a remedy form that I typically would use?” Bachmann told Minnesota’s Star Tribune newspaper. “It is at the client's discretion. "We don't have an agenda or a philosophy of trying to change someone," Bachmann said, noting that such therapy was not a focus of his two clinics. Bachmann’s seeming ambivalence about conversion therapy - sometimes called reparative therapy - after...