Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
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4/12/19  4:39 pm
Commenter: Micah Cogen

Conversation Therapy

 If there is sufficient evidence that a practice or course of conduct causes substantial harm to another, then it is well within the bounds of permissible government action to prohibit the engaging in, or substantially assistance of others to engage in, the same.  It is irrelevant that one’s religious beliefs condone the conduct; once the government has sufficiently established the existence of substantial harm to another resulting from such conduct, the inquiry is over. 

CommentID: 71289