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Governor Perry Compares Homosexuality to Alcoholism

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(CNN) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry raised eyebrows in San Francisco when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.

His response, when asked during an appearance Wednesday night, if he thought homosexuality was a disorder, "I may have the genetic coding that I'm inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that. And I look at the homosexual issue as the same way."

According to KPIX, there was a noticeable gasp from some people in the audience.

Perry's comments came just days after a controversial move by Texas Republicans. The party approved language to support voluntary psychological "therapy" to convert homosexuals to heterosexuals.

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