Skip to comments.Chris Christie Comes Out Against Gay Conversion Therapy
Posted on 03/25/2013 8:31:13 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
After initially saying he was undecided on the topic, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is against gay conversion therapy. Christie faced criticism when he said earlier in the week he wasnt sure if he would sign legislation banning the practice on minors.
Governor Christie does not believe in conversion therapy, spokesman Kevin Roberts said in a statement to the New Jersey Star-Ledger. There is no mistaking his point of view on this when you look at his own prior statements where he makes clear that peoples sexual orientation is determined at birth.
Gay conversion therapy, also known as reparative therapy, claims to be able to change the sexual orientation of gay people through religious counseling, intense therapy and other methods. Health organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association and the World Health Organization, have all spoken out against conversion therapy, saying it can cause serious and long-term harm. The New Jersey state senates health committee approved legislation banning the practice on Monday.
Christie, who is widely thought to have 2016 presidential aspirations, has not said whether he will sign the bill banning the practice. He remains opposed to same sex marriage.....
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What does the good governor think about addadictomeys?
Why is talk therapy to change undesired sexual orientation bad, while surgery to change undesired sexual orientation good?
please let him run as a Democrat....We can’t outbrand them, so let’s infiltrate...who better than CC for the task?
shouldnt people choose their own therapy?
If straight conversion therapy is “banned” how about banning sexual mutilation in the name of transgender “therapy”
There is no mistaking his point of view on this when you look at his own prior statements where he makes clear that peoples sexual orientation is determined at birth.
So he believes newborn babies decide if they like vagina as they are being pushed out? What if it is a Caesarian birth?
Sewing his mouth shut would have several beneficial results. How can you govern others when you can’t govern yourself?
Would you advise a woman to marry a guy who’s been through “gay conversion therapy”?
It doesn't matter that the rest of the nation, the other 98%, are trying to live by some moral standard and see that issue as completely irrelevant. It's Sodom and Gomorrah all over again.
Could it be because it didn’t work for him?
How do we know we don’t have his name backwards?
Healing is not conversion. Just ask former homosexuals.
What business is this of government?
typical fat tub of sh#t
So much time and ink spent on pedestalizing the evil in America!
I guess I’d have to know the individuals involved. Don’t like to make blanket statements. Would you advise a woman to marry a man who committed a felony, was once a drunk driver, cheated on his girlfriend or did illegal drugs?
Christie is merely saying what is popular to gain a shot at the oval office. I held my nose and voted for Romney... I will not do so again for Christie or another RINO.
Lobotomy is the answer to homosexuality.
So now, even if you want to be not gay, the government is close to forbidding that....
I guess choice ain’t as important as it used to be.
Don’t paint all of us with that broad brush. There are many decent, conservative overweight people.
Anyway, this girl (who is bright, but not a genius) has had doors opened for her all her life. She is 22 and was just offered a plum position at Harvard as a Univesity Adminsitrator of some kind.
You'd have a hard time convincing me that this is not a case of homosexuals opening doors for other homosexuals. They make up a little less than 2% of the population, but they make sure that the positions of power are filled by "club members".
I know, but sexual determination at birth? Bizarre theory.
Hildabeast/ Christie 2016
Should we engage in eugenics too?
Homosexuality is disgusting, but forcing lobotomies on people?
I agree... it is bizarre. Remember though a minor is someone under age 18... I am skeptical that conversion therapy is being done on 6 year olds... but a confused 16 or 17 yo might be different. My guess is the gay lobby knows that the pre-teen and teen years are prime years in their recruiting efforts and professional intervention that would help turn a teen away from the gay lifestyle must be made illegal.
“smart, athletic, pretty” — yeah, obviously a lesbian. HELLO — just because she may not have spread her legs for the fist guy who came around doesn’t make her a lesbian. SOME women hold out for someone they really love and marry later in life. I did.
I've known the young lady for 22 years. How long have you known her?
I agree with your first statement.
Okay, so now it is obvious. The ENTIRE agenda of many in Washington (no matter what party)is to force acceptance of homosexuality. Crime, education, the economy, terroristic threats, agriculture, etc., ad infinitum simply are of no interest to the governing authorities.
However your next statement is wrong:
It doesn’t matter that the rest of the nation, the other 98%, are trying to live by some moral standard and see that issue as completely irrelevant. It’s Sodom and Gomorrah all over again
98% are not trying to live by a moral standard.
They may not be queer, but about half or better in this country accept Homosexuaity and do not condemn it.
There is nothing moral about that.
If you accept it you are for it.You are part of the problem of the moral breakdown of this country.
I soooo agree!
I will have to agree with your statements.
Best suggestion of the day!
I guess if he isn’t gay, he wouldn’t NEED the therapy.
I assume he is opposed to therapy for pedophiles as well, since they seem to be “born that way”.
What he really is opposed to is children getting to decide for themselves whether they want to give in to their base sexual urges, or would rather learn self-control, restraint, and appropriate boundaries.
Children should not be denied the treatment they want, just because gays need recruits.
. . . and I come out against Homosexual Indoctrination in government schools, and in government-regulated media and entertainment. Can we call it even?
None. But once they get a majority of states to accept the idea that the state can choose better than a parent what moral training a child gets, the next target will be churches.
It will be made illegal for you to teach your child some archaic mystical mythology like “Catholicism”. You won’t be allowed to take your kids to church, or send them through catechism. They will close the church-related schools, because they have to protect the children from the “child abuse” of teaching them that there is a God and there is sin and there is a heaven and hell. It’s all just tricks to make kids behave in ways that aren’t “natural”.
This is the end game. It will be illegal to raise up your child to believe in God. You will have your children taken away from you.
Of course he did.
If you say, I want very much to be attracted to the other sex, so I can marry and raise children in keeping with my beliefs, then what you really need is help in accepting your orientation.
If you say, I want very much for my body to be the other sex, so it comports with my mental image of myself, then what you need is therapy to help you explore your options, and perhaps hormone treatment and surgery.
Just proves he’s and idiot. Anyone who believes that homosexuality is determined solely at birth are idiots and don’t understand much about human sexuality.
You are exactly right. Teenage years can be confusing and gay activists clearly are interested in trapping as many young people who are exposed to an often unatural level of sexual stimuli in the culture and through inappropriate exposure to pornography etc in the idea that they are gay and must act on those desires or they will not be happy. Below is a typical link.
Yep. The political class GOP or DEM is the political class and they desire to transform America. There is absolutely no good reason to force the acceptance and normalcy of homosexuality or other deviant behaviors. All it does is confuse young people and deny many of them a normal family life not defined by their weird sex choices.
Please, Gator. It’s just an exercise in pleasant thought.
Okay. Just FYI, I’m sick of every gay crap on tv/news/movies everyday.
Homosexuals are such fun and entertaining.
I was in the U. S. Army Chemical Corps in the mid 1950’s and if a homosexual were to be detected it would be up his ass with bugs and gas!
What would a homo be thinking joining the Army in the 50’s?!?
It just couldn’t happen then....unless the sodomite had a death wish.
That’s what I was thinking, you’ve got to be a true fool.
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