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APA revises ‘gay gene’ theory

Charlie Butts – OneNewsNow – 5/14/2009 6:30:00 AM

The attempt to prove that homosexuality is determined biologically has been dealt a knockout punch. An American Psychological Association publication includes an admission that there’s no homosexual “gene” — meaning it’s not likely that homosexuals are born that way.

For decades, the APA has not considered homosexuality a psychological disorder, while other professionals in the field consider it to be a “gender-identity” problem. But the new statement, which appears in a brochure called “Answers to Your Questions for a Better Understanding of Sexual Orientation & Homosexuality,” states the following:

“There is no consensus among scientists about the exact reasons that an individual develops a heterosexual, bisexual, gay or lesbian orientation. Although much research has examined the possible genetic, hormonal, developmental, social, and cultural influences on sexual orientation, no findings have emerged that permit scientists to conclude that sexual orientation is determined by any particular factor or factors. Many think that nature and nurture both play complex roles….”

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Also from OneNewsNow:

RU-486 – the little-known killer

Charlie Butts – OneNewsNow – 5/15/2009 7:20:00 AM

A new study shows that RU-486 increases the risk for surgical intervention to complete an abortion.

The study shows that is the case in 17 to 23 percent of RU-486 cases. Dr. Donna Harrison, president of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, tells OneNewsNow there was limited information available when the Food and Drug Administration approved the drug.

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