California Considers Banning Gay “Conversion” Therapy

Posted by | May 9, 2012 08:14 | Filed under: Top Stories

California is considering a ban on therapy intended to make gay people straight.

Supporters say the legislation, which passed its final Senate committee Tuesday, is necessary because such treatments are ineffective and harmful.

“This therapy can be dangerous,” said the bill’s author Sen. Ted Lieu. The Torrance Democrat added the treatments can “cause extreme depression and guilt” that sometimes leads to suicide.

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