California weighs legislation to ban gay teen 'conversion' therapy

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    Let me start off by saying that I am certain that people (or at least boys) are born gay and that this "therapy" is probably bogus and ineffective. However...

    I do not like when the government intrudes on religion, interferes with parenting, and/or BANS anything that might be deemed "ineffective". How many therapy programs don't work? Should we ban them all?

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    I agree with the part I bolded. Those "therapies" however should be banned, not because they're ineffective, but because they're abusive.
     
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    I agree that banning this is ridiculous and bigotted. It's just another form of politically correct grandstanding.

    Personally I don't care for these kinds of therapy, but then I don't care for many other stupid forms of therapy either and they aren't banned either.
     
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    chanel, would you feel the same if the gay community started trying to use therapy to turn people gay?
     
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    I'm sure they exist dear. They just don't call it therapy.
     
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    Define "abusive". Don't we have laws that already deal with that?

    What about other "controversial therapies"? To some people, it's abuse. For other parents, it's their only hope.

    From what I understand, these conversion programs preach against homosexuality which is a form of adultery. If the preacher's daughter is giving blow jobs to all the boys on the football team, would it be abusive to tell her to stop? :confused: Maybe she was just born that way....
     
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    Just another example of how fascist the supporters of the homo agenda have become. :evil:
     
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    Conversion TO Gay = OK!
    Conversion FROM Gay = Not OK?

    Thataboutrite?
     
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    Some children, mainly because of sexual abuse, may themselves have homosexual feelings. They deserve to get help, rather than be told that they should live with and learn to enjoy the damage that has been done to them.
     
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    So you're okay with it. At least you're consistent.
     

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