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3/20/19  9:57 pm
Commenter: D. Daughtry, private citizen

For Freedom: Keep Counseling Reality-Based
 
The proposed legislation will prevent counselors from sharing with clients the self-evident realities of human identity and sexuality. Using "administrative regulations" is an alternative path toward censorship of those who oppose gender-change. The state Boards of Counseling, Psychology, and Social Work appear to be engaged in the process of adopting guidance documents and regulations to stifle licensed professionals’ free speech rights. This will also result in denying some patients their basic right to direct the counseling objectives they seek. Don't force everyone to conform to one view - let individuals exercise their right to decide for themselves!
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