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California Gay Conversion Therapy

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Claudia E. Haupt | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Claudia E. Haupt

We wouldn't want to protect quackery as a matter of free speech, would we? Recently, these questions came to the forefront of legal and political debate in two sets of court decisions, involving legislation on two hot-button topics: gays and guns.

48 States Still Allow This Ridiculous Thing, But California's Now Free To Ban It

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 07.03.2014 | Gay Voices

The Supreme Court this week declined to hear a case challenging California's ban on "therapies" meant to turn lesbian, gay and bisexual youth straight...

Chris Christie Unsure About Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Wednesday he isn't sure whether to back legislation that would ban the controversial practice known as gay con...

Ban On Gay 'Conversion' Therapy Faces First Legal Test

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 11.30.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A first-of-its-kind California law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from counseling gay minors on how to become heterosexua...

California Governor Signs Historic LGBT Law

Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices

California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a historic bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) minors from "repara...