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4/10/19  6:38 am
Commenter: Robert Lee

Provide freedom of conscience for patients and providers
 

Patients and providers should have freedom of conscience on this controversial issue. A person experiencing unwanted same sex attraction should be allowed to frame their therapy to identify the causes of the attraction, rather than having a counselor insist that their feelings cannot change.   We should not remove therapeutic options from clients who feel true distress over any unwanted feelings.  Please support freedom of conscience for patients and providers by NOT implementing this punative requirement.

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