Conversion Therapy

How to Pastor When Sanctification Becomes Illegal

Australia's "Conversion and Suppression Practices Bill criminalizes any prayers or conversations in which one person aims to persuade another that pursuing certain sexual activity is not the best course of action. It’s not only illegal to pray or speak with an individual about changing their sexual orientation or gender identity....the law states that suppression is also illegal.

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US appeals court rules bans on therapy for unwanted same-sex attraction unconstitutional

"In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit declared unconstitutional two ordinances banning sexual orientation change efforts therapy — which is often derisively called 'conversion therapy' — in the city of Boca Raton and Palm Beach County, Florida." - CPost

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Scientific American's unscientific response to youth gender therapies

"Why would Scientific American urge a ban on therapies that may free some from a lifestyle that is associated with greater depression and suicide, and yet never question “treatments” for gender dysphoria that lead to increased confusion, depression, and suicidal tendencies?" - Public Discourse

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Massachusetts governor signs conversion therapy ban into law

"The law specifically attempts to restrict health care providers from performing and advertising efforts to change the gender identity and sexual orientation of a minor. ... In doing so, the law specifically targets conversion therapy techniques, which were originally ordered by physicians, therapists and psychologists/psychiatrists." - Jurist

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