Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN) has remained silent on her husband’s Christian counseling center, which reportedly practices a discredited “reparative therapy” aimed at converting patients into heterosexuals.
“This is so far outside the mainstream it’s practically on Mars,” Dr. Jack Drescher told ABC News. He added that the therapy could actually harm patients.
Marcus said in a radio interview unearthed by ThinkProgress that “barbarians need to be educated” when asked how parents should deal with non-heterosexual children.
“They need to be disciplined,” he said last year on Point of View Radio Talk Show. “Just because someone feels it or thinks it doesn’t mean that we are supposed to go down that road. That’s what is called the sinful nature.”
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