A clinic owned by GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and her husband, Marcus, is being accused of telling homosexuals that they can “pray away the gay.”
Andrew Ramirez was a patient at Bachmann & Associates, a Christian counseling clinic in Lake Elmo, Minn., in 2004. He claims he was told by one of the clinic’s counselors that if he read the Bible and prayed to God, he “would no longer be gay,” according to ABC News.
Ramirez told the Nation that the therapist tried to “cure” him of his homosexuality. “He basically said being gay was not an acceptable lifestyle in God’s eyes,” and offered the assistance of an ex-lesbian as a mentor, Ramirez said.
Undercover video at Bachmann’s clinic taped by gay rights advocates reportedly showing therapists engaged in treatment similar to what Ramirez claims will be shown on “Nightline” on Monday, ABC says.Continue Reading on latimesblogs.latimes.com