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Texas Gov. Rick Perry tried Monday to explain his controversial comments likening being gay to being an alcoholic, saying he was trying to make a larger point about states’ rights. In an interview on CNBC, Perry was asked several times by Squawk Box host Joe Kernen to clarify and expand on comments made last week in San Francisco. This time, when asked specifically if he believes therapy should be used to change the behavior of someone who is gay, Perry said: “You know, I don’t know.

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