John Mason, during debate to ban the practise of conversion therapy compared it to getting therapy- to saying no to eating too much chocolate
"It's hoped this analysis can help decision makers evaluate the massive impact this therapy continues to exact on society as a whole"
Measure passed by 112-8 vote margin
Lawmakers must codify prohibition
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“The public don’t know that this is happening all around them, [...] that’s why we need a broad definition of what conversion therapy is"
The study noted that those LGBTQ+ youth with substance use disorder are at seven times greater odds of dying by suicide
"Because being yourself is not a crime, because there is nothing to be cured" ~ French President Emmanuel Macron
For as long as LGBTQ young people keep suffering and dying, laws against Christian conversion therapy will be critically needed
Some 4,000 U.S. pastors spoke about it from their pulpits in a show of concern about similar laws coming into effect here