Legislature votes to ban sexual-orientation conversion therapy for minors

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September 1, 2012, 16:34

"The entire house of medicine has rejected this phony and sham therapy. It really is junk science,’’ Lieu told his fellow Senators. "The American Psychiatric Assn. says it poses great risk to individuals including feelings of guilt, self-hatred, shame. Some people commit suicide having gone through this.’’

This is definitely good news and hopefully it will make its way across here sometime.

Here are some reactions from various ex gay groups:

"As parents of gays and ex-gays, we are ashamed of your willingness to take action against parents, children, and the family in order to support gay activists," the letter states. "California is not a socialist state and our children do not belong to the government, subject to the ideology of the state over the objections of their parents."

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