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American Medical Association

VIDEO: Herman Cain ignores science in saying that gay is a choice

Cain’s remarks are dangerous because implying that homosexuality is a choice gives unwarranted credence to roundly disproven practices such as "conversion" or "reparative" therapy. The risks associated with attempts to consciously change one’s sexual orientation include depression, anxiety and self-destructive behavior.

AMA makes the case for ending marriage discrimination

“The AMA now joins every other mainstream public health organization in America in making the case for providing the freedom to marry – and the critical safety-net that comes with marriage – to loving, committed same-sex couples.”