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4/17/19  9:42 am
Commenter: Joanna Melton

Do Not Ban Reparative Therapy
 

Some young people may have attractions they desire to change or moderate and others may desire counseling to live a chaste life. Also, parents have fundamental rights to make decisions regarding the upbringing, care, and education of their children.  There should be options for families to make informed decisions and seek counseling that is aligned with their faith.  Banning reparative therapy would deny their religious freedom.   Please do NOT ban reparative or “conversion” therapy.  

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