(DALLAS NEWS) SAN FRANCISCO — Texas Gov. Rick Perry drew a comparison between alcoholism and homosexuality during a California visit that also dealt with economic issues.
Perry’s comments to the Commonwealth Club of California came after Texas’ Republican Convention on Saturday sanctioned platform language allowing Texans to seek voluntary counseling to “cure” being gay.
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The San Francisco Chronicle reports that in response to a question about the voluntary counseling, Perry said he did not know whether the therapy worked.