In researching prior to entering a comment, I read multiple sources citing that all major science-based mental health and medical organizations have long called for a ban of conversion therapy practices. Conversion therapy has been identified as ineffective and harmful to its clients in science-based research. It has been causative and correlative in suicide attempts and completions. Those facts alone should be sufficient to convince legislators of the need to ban these practices in Virginia.
Please consider this, in addition. Like many other lifelong Christians, I often heard the phrase "God doesn't make mistakes". When pre-adolescents and adolescents identify as LGBT