If the bill becomes law, those convicted of violating it could have their sentences reduced if they request "treatment" for their sexual orientation or gender identity.
He made the comments as a bill was filed that would criminalize the “promotion” and “act” of homosexuality.
Content from the influential "ex-gay" preacher is still available on Facebook.
The move is part of a recent increase in government crackdowns on LGBTQ+ citizens.
“We are in awe of your strength, your bravery, and your audacity to be true to who you are even when it is dangerous to do so," an open letter signed by the stars reads.
The case was thrown out because of “lack of diligent prosecution,” but the men could be re-arrested if more evidence emerges.