Federal judge blocks California’s ban on therapy for youth with same-sex attractions
Catholic World News - December 04, 2012
In a ruling limited to three plaintiffs, a federal district court judge has temporarily blocked California’s ban on reparative therapy for youths with same-sex attractions.
Referring to the First Amendment, US District Court Judge William Shubb ruled that although the legislation “is characterized as primarily aimed at regulating conduct, it also extends to forms of (conversion therapy) that utilize speech and, at a minimum, regulates conduct that has an incidental effect on speech.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($14,952 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!