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3/19/19  8:54 am
Commenter: Shana Daniel

Proposed Regulations to Punish and Silence Faith-Based Counselors
 

You are wrong to think that the public wants this bill and that the government should in any way be involved between counselors and individuals.  There is a difference between the emotions and thoughts of a child and the emotions and thoughts of an adult.  An adult can make a decision and suffer those consequences, but the courts have shown that there is a difference bewteen an adult and a child when it comes to committing crimes, and I would put forward that these are not the only differences.  To allow children to follow wheverver their immature minds would take them is foolish and irresponsible and NOT in the child's best interest or this country's not to mention it goes against our own constitution

.“As with other kinds of speech, regulating the content of professionals’ speech ‘pose[s] the inherent risk that the Government seeks not to advance a legitimate regulatory goal, but to suppress unpopular ideas or information.’” 

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