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08/08/2011

The Bachmanns: Running toward 'ex-gay' storm, not from

by Jeremy Hooper

Of course she did:

WAUKEE, IA –- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann yesterday attended a church here in Iowa, where the pastor called homosexuality "immoral" and "unnatural," and later showed a testimonial video from a man who claimed to have been gay before having a conversation with God.

Before the sermon at Point of Grace Church -- a non-denominational congregation near Des Moines -- Bachmann stood with her husband, Marcus Bachmann, before a crowd of about 100 people, clutching her personal copy of the Bible.

KEEP READING: Bachmann attends church service denouncing homosexuality [MSNBC]

According to MSNBC's report, the preacher, Pastor Jeff Mullen, said gays are unnatural, immoral, and inherently sinful, instructing his congregants to "call a spade a spade." Though if it's all the same to Pastor Mullen and the Bachmanns, I'll keep following the card that the credibly scientific community handed to the notion of "ex-gay" reparative therapy (so-called) long, long ago:

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