Skip to comments.California Becomes First State In Nation To Ban ‘Gay Cure’ Therapy For Teens
Posted on 09/30/2012 9:30:56 AM PDT by Steelfish
California Becomes First State In Nation To Ban Gay Cure Therapy For Teens
California state Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, sponsored the bill to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay youth straight.
By James Eng, NBC News California has become the first state in the nation to ban therapy that tries to turn gay teens straight.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed Senate Bill 1172, which prohibits children under age 18 from undergoing sexual orientation change efforts. The law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, prohibits state-licensed therapists from engaging in these practices with minors.
"Governor Brown today reaffirmed what medical and mental health organizations have made clear: Efforts to change minors' sexual orientation are not therapy, they are the relics of prejudice and abuse that have inflicted untold harm on young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Californians," Clarissa Filgioun, board president of Equality California, said in a press release.
Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, added: Governor Brown has sent a powerful message of affirmation and support to LGBT youth and their families. This law will ensure that state-licensed therapists can no longer abuse their power to harm LGBT youth and propagate the dangerous and deadly lie that sexual orientation is an illness or disorder that can be cured.
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They wouldn’t need to try and stop it if homosexual behaviors were genetic.
They can ignore reality, but the truth is once GOD has changed someone’s life by Grace through Faith, well you can’t ignore reality.
You can just slander people who disprove your (false) worldview. -J.S.
They can, btw: I am not saying YOU are slandering former gay, now Christians.
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