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NJ governor signs ban on gay conversion therapy
OneNewsNow.com ^ | 19 Aug 13 | Associated Press

Posted on 08/19/2013 12:34:34 PM PDT by xzins

Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, making New Jersey the second state to ban so-called conversion therapy, along with California.

The bill passed both houses of the New Jersey Legislature with bipartisan support in June. Assemblyman Tim Eustace, who sponsored the bill and is openly gay, described the therapy as "an insidious form of child abuse."

In a note accompanying the bill, Christie said he believes people are born gay and that homosexuality is not a sin. That view is inconsistent with his Catholic faith, which teaches that homosexual acts are sins. - See more at: http://www.onenewsnow.com/ap/politics/nj-governor-signs-ban-on-gay-conversion-therapy#.UhJxpU7D8eE

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: California; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: california; chrischristie; christie; gayconversiontherapy; homosexualagenda; liberal; newjersey; randsconcerntrolls; sextherapy; therapy; timeustace
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Look out – it’s coming your way soon

Charlie Butts August 19, 2013 (OneNewsNow)

Greg Quinlan of Parents and Friends of ExGays & Gays and the New Jersey Family Policy Council reacts to the news that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed a bill banning reparative therapy for people with same-gender attractions.

Quinlan, Greg (NJ Family First)“He's just put himself in every living room and every family conversation to ban therapy that has no basis to be banned,” Quinlan tells OneNewsNow. “There is no peer-reviewed study saying that this is harmful to youth. During testimony we heard incredible, outright lies about the danger and damage of this therapy, all of it refuted and proven to be false.” Regardless, the governor signed the measure that effectively takes away the rights of parents and counselors to provide the help.

According to Quinlan, people can expect that the governor's actions will simply embolden homosexual activists to do more.

“So as they've tried in the ultra-‘Blue’ states of California and New Jersey, they're doing this in Massachusetts. It's been introduced in New York and Pennsylvania,” he notes.

“It will be coming to other states - so be on the lookout everyone. It's coming your way: invasion of parental rights and authority to make sure that all objections to homosexual behavior are stopped.”

1 posted on 08/19/2013 12:34:35 PM PDT by xzins
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To: xzins

FUCC!!


2 posted on 08/19/2013 12:35:54 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: xzins

So, Christie is a genetics expert now?.............


3 posted on 08/19/2013 12:35:55 PM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: xzins

the sacred religion of the left, sodomy and abortion.


4 posted on 08/19/2013 12:36:03 PM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: xzins

So Christie has made himself Pope now?


5 posted on 08/19/2013 12:36:05 PM PDT by Defiant (In the next rebellion, the rebels will be the ones carrying the American flag.)
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To: xzins
Christie said he believes people are born gay and that homosexuality is not a sin.

I suppose we'll just have to agree to disagree on that point. Glad I don't live in New Jersey.

6 posted on 08/19/2013 12:36:39 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (The Cardinals chose wisely.)
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To: xzins

So it’s FU if you don’t like being gay.


7 posted on 08/19/2013 12:37:41 PM PDT by AU72
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To: xzins

Ban all therapies for genetic conditions! You were born that way!


8 posted on 08/19/2013 12:39:20 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: xzins
Christie said he believes people are born gay and that homosexuality is not a sin.

False dichotomy.

9 posted on 08/19/2013 12:39:58 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (See "Original Sin.")
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To: Jim Robinson; SandyInSeattle

It is hard to reason with idiots who make up their own facts as they go along.

I can’t believe this guy gets support from so-called republicans.


10 posted on 08/19/2013 12:41:09 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

Christie is greasing the skids for a 2016 run for President as a democrat..... or republican..... or oh whatever.


11 posted on 08/19/2013 12:41:37 PM PDT by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: xzins
I really don't care if a person is a homosexual, but it's actions like this that make my blood boil.

You can't deprive someone of treatment that wants treatment!

12 posted on 08/19/2013 12:42:05 PM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: AU72



13 posted on 08/19/2013 12:42:21 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Tyranny Response Team Block Captain)
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To: ViLaLuz

Ban cochlear implants and prosthetic limbs! No more harelip operations!

And remember, liberals are the Party of Science!


14 posted on 08/19/2013 12:42:52 PM PDT by Argus
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To: xzins

fatboy just covering his very wide ass because he likes to eat and not diet ... it’s not his fault .. just like the queers ... he was born a gluttonous pig.


15 posted on 08/19/2013 12:43:12 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: mosaicwolf

He is committing suicide with the conservative base.


16 posted on 08/19/2013 12:43:14 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins
That view is inconsistent with his Catholic faith, which teaches that homosexual acts are sins.

More importantly, Christie's view is contrary to Holy Scripture (see Romans 1-2, e.g.). Homosexual behavior is also contrary to nature and reason.

17 posted on 08/19/2013 12:45:13 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Lutheran pastor, LCMS)
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To: xzins

Our political overlords must protect both the quantity and quality of their gratification supplies.


18 posted on 08/19/2013 12:45:29 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: xzins

What Christie needs is Fat Conversion Therapy.


19 posted on 08/19/2013 12:45:37 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SandyInSeattle

The urge to consider homicide upon others may also be a genetic trait, yet, the overt exercise of that trait is going to get the poor genetically twisted individual into trouble.

There is no sin in being predisposed to a certain cast of mind. What makes that urge a sin is to act upon it, especially as it may cause undue harm when such action is directed at an unwilling or unsuspecting individual.

In each instance, the moral strength NOT to simply follow the predisposition is a sign of great intestinal fortitude and a supreme test of one’s worthiness as a human being.


20 posted on 08/19/2013 12:46:00 PM PDT by alloysteel (Unattended children will be given a Red Bull and a free Kazoo. Reminds me of Congress...)
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To: ViLaLuz

I was born with a genetic condition that causes muscular dystrophy. But that doesn’t make it “normal.” Nor would I appreciate any idiot from the government banning therapy “because I was born that way.”


21 posted on 08/19/2013 12:47:46 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: xzins

Being gay is not a sin, but the act of homosexuality will always be a sin. It is written in the word of God. No one, not even Obama, can change the word of God.
Love the sinner. Hate the sin.


22 posted on 08/19/2013 12:49:47 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: Jim Robinson
FUCC!!

Hehe...all that's missing is Kaye. If you see Kaye, tell her I want her!

23 posted on 08/19/2013 12:50:11 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: xzins

Christie squashed the shark with that one.


24 posted on 08/19/2013 12:50:21 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: xzins

These bans are clearly fascism. To test these laws, one could continue these therapies with full disclosure that they are not accept by the BLAH BLAH Association... Then they could sue under first amendment rights.


25 posted on 08/19/2013 12:51:14 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: xzins

Mark Levin has a good idea about a con-con but the divide in this country is too deep to be solved by constitutional amendments.


26 posted on 08/19/2013 12:51:53 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: xzins

Oh, so now Christie feels that he can interject his judgement and opinion in place of God in Heaven’s?

I have never trusted or liked the guy.

He is a powermonger who is willing to rub shoulders with, make his bed with, become attached at the hip with anyone who he thinks can advance his own political career and power base, no matter what stripe they are pinted with.

America at the Crossroads of History
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm


27 posted on 08/19/2013 12:51:54 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: xzins
Governor Chris Christie is making a fool of himself by banning gay conversion therapy because he is being played by the gay lobby. His statement that homosexuality is not a sin flies in the face of God's Word - the Bible - as well as Catholic theology. Christie's statement that those who engage in homosexual behavior are genetically disposed to do so is not supported by scientific proof, much like the global warming hoax.

I think its obvious that the rotund New Jersey governor is paving the way for a run at the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and he knows that the RNC honchos will only boost a Republican that basically mimics liberal Democrat positions with a few small deviations, for show. Now Christie has shown that he is easily manipulated by the left, caters to those who despise traditional values and, to put it in the kindest terms, is no friend of conservatives. Another former GOP 'star' bites the dust, right along with Marco 'amnesty' Rubio.

28 posted on 08/19/2013 12:53:09 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: freerepublicchat
You can't deprive someone of treatment that wants treatment!

Yeah, wasn't it the homo meme a while back that no one wants to be homo, ergo they're born that way?

Why would it be illegal to help them if they don't want to be that "way"

29 posted on 08/19/2013 12:53:15 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: xzins
He is committing suicide with the conservative base.

Well, he IS a Republican...

30 posted on 08/19/2013 12:54:35 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Red Badger

Well, he is an expert on over eating disorders so he may be a multifaceted expert.


31 posted on 08/19/2013 12:56:11 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: freerepublicchat; Jeff Head
You Wrote: I really don't care if a person is a homosexual

See Free Republic Article: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3056377/posts?page=1

Sean Sasser Dies of Lung Cancer At Age 44 (Actually Aids, Another Gay Dies 3 decades early)

NewsOxy ^ | August 12, 2013 | Kara Gilmour

Posted on Monday, August 19, 2013 3:50:29 PM by xzins

​Sean Sasser from MTV’s “The Real World: San Francisco” has died at the age of 44, his longtime partner said. Sasser, who had been HIV positive for 25 years, died Wednesday from mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer.

The reality star died in the Washington home he shared with Michael Kaplan. While he was not one of the original cast members on “The Real World,” he became a household name as his relationship with Pedro Zamora was explored during the show’s third season in 1994. The couple’s exchange of vows during a commitment ceremony, the first ever broadcast on U.S. television, became a landmark moment in TV history.

The couple began dating during the taping of the series. Their relationship and Zamora’s battle with AIDS while living in “The Real World” house with seven strangers became must-see-TV for teens and young adults, many of whom had never been exposed to a gay couple, much less someone living with HIV.

32 posted on 08/19/2013 12:56:33 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

” He is committing suicide with the conservative base.”

That worked real well for McCain & Romney....


33 posted on 08/19/2013 12:56:41 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: xzins

if anyone thinks we are going to campaign or vote for this, they are very sadly mistaken


34 posted on 08/19/2013 12:57:27 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: faithhopecharity

The pontif cristy creme says its not a sin


35 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:12 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (liberty amendments.............. get to work!)
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To: xzins

So tell me again how a teenager knows he’s queer? Looks like Christie is stepping in where the Pope quit. As I recall the Pope said he couldn’t make moral judgments but Christie says he can. This makes Christie what? God on earth? Or just the donut King? I prefer my God to be in good shape anyway and not have to turn sideways to get thru a door.


36 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:23 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: griswold3

There is no such thing as being gay. It is LEARNED. It is nurture. There is no “gay gene”.

And since “thinking gay” leads to others thinking gay is all right, then, yes, it is a sin. Gay is deadly. Gay kills.

It’s all right if people just “think murder is ok.”

Jesus didn’t think so.


37 posted on 08/19/2013 1:01:37 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

Even if it is genetic, which has yet to be proved, God still said homosexual activity is impure and not to engage in it. Why is that so hard to understand?


38 posted on 08/19/2013 1:04:08 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: xzins

Even if it is genetic, which has yet to be proved, God still said homosexual activity is impure and not to engage in it. Why is that so hard to understand?


39 posted on 08/19/2013 1:04:17 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: xzins

I’m surprised Christie made this declaration BEFORE declaring that gluttony is not a sin.


40 posted on 08/19/2013 1:05:00 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a female's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: ViLaLuz

No rehab for drug or alcohol addictions, nor should those people be treated in any way that is not completely uplifting. Then there are no real criminals out there, because they can’t help themselves, it is genetics that cause them to commit crimes. We should uplift them instead of punishing, right? CC may have created a very slippery slope with this action.


41 posted on 08/19/2013 1:05:46 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: ronnie raygun

It is so wonderful we can all look to Obama and Christie and their likes.... politicians... for our moral guidance nowadays. The Bible is so, well, ... old-fashioned. And it is offensive by trying to tell us we should not do certain things we might feel like doing. Its our FEELINGS that count, after all.
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(seriously, it is a rare politician that even approaches anything like a paragon of virtue. We’d be better off looking to the state penitentiary for any non-clerical advice on morals or ethics....than relying on our current crop of, mostly, morally and spiritually bankrupt political hacks. )


42 posted on 08/19/2013 1:07:04 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: freerepublicchat
You can't deprive someone of treatment that wants treatment!

The statute in New Jersey (like the one recently passed in California) doesn't ban all gay conversion therapy; it only bans parents from forcing such therapy on kids under 18. (I still think the laws will be struck down as unconstitutional, BTW.)

43 posted on 08/19/2013 1:08:48 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: xzins

He’s assumed Empiricon powers to divine nature. Hail Christie!!


44 posted on 08/19/2013 1:10:57 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: xzins

born a boy? Sure go ahead and have that gender change surgery... born gay? stay that way! What a crock.


45 posted on 08/19/2013 1:11:12 PM PDT by Frapster (Clear the mechanism)
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To: Red Badger
So, Christie is a genetics expert now?

ACTUALLY NO. There is no scientific proof, no objective evidence that identifies the much touted homosexual species even exists. There is a reason it was treated as a MENTAL versus physical disorder. There is a reason a don't ask don't tell policy existed.

Like Global warming this is a fabrication advanced by faithful believers. Christie is a leftist and with this he is using GOV to impose the secular moral relative leftist religion of humanism.

46 posted on 08/19/2013 1:12:10 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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"You can't deprive someone of treatment that wants treatment!"

Obamacare covers this????

LOL

If you are a Fudgepacker/RumpRanger, you are "stuck" that way for life now! BRILLIANT!

47 posted on 08/19/2013 1:12:27 PM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: xzins

Christie was born a prideful slothful glutton.

By his logic, pedophiles are not sinners.


48 posted on 08/19/2013 1:13:26 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: xzins

The Catholic Church never said BEING homosexual was a sin. It just said all homesexual ACTS are sinful, both because any sex act outside of marriage is a sin, AND because homosexual acts are particularly unnatural and disordered.


49 posted on 08/19/2013 1:22:38 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: xzins

Liposuction Christie knows best.

Wonder if fat boy hangs out in homo bathhouses and bars?

It would be hard to disguise him unless he went as a house.


50 posted on 08/19/2013 1:23:30 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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