Skip to comments.California's Shocking 'You Must Stay Gay' Bill
Posted on 04/06/2018 7:51:25 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
In a brazen assault on our most fundamental freedoms, California legislators are considering a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to receive professional help to resolve unwanted same-sex attractions or gender confusion. This would apply to people of all ages. People of all religious and moral convictions. It is an absolute outrage, and it must be opposed vigorously.
For the last few years, a growing number of states and cities have embraced legislation making it illegal for minors struggling with unwanted same-sex attractions or gender confusion to receive professional help, even with the full support of their parents.
This would apply to a 14-year-old girl who was raped by her uncle at the age of 8 and now feels repulsion towards men and attraction towards women. If her parents stood with her and she wanted to meet with a trained counselor to help to get to the root of her attractions, in some states, that would be illegal. No professional counselor or therapist or psychologist would be allowed to help her.
Yet in these same states, if an 8-year-old girl believed she was really a boy and wanted to receive professional help to affirm her female identity, that would be perfectly legal. A counselor could tell her parents to encourage her to dress and identify as a boy. That counselor could also recommend that, at age 10, she start taking hormone blockers, then prepares to "transition" fully to male at age 16, then has sex-change surgery at 18, with hormones prescribed for life.
That would be perfectly legal. But for that same 8-year-old girl to say, "I want to be at home in the body God gave me. I don't want hormones and surgery. Can anyone help me?" The answer would be, "No. Such help is illegal."
California wants to take this one dangerous step farther, making it illegal for anyone of any age to receive such help. This defies all logic and can only be seen for what it is: a frontal assault on our freedom to self-determination. A frontal assault on our freedom of religion. And a frontal assault on our freedom of conscience.
And make no mistake about this. As ADF attorney Matt Sharp explained on my Line of Fire broadcast, this legislation would extend into the churches.
For example, let's say that your church has the policy of offering free pastoral counseling for all tithing members. That would mean a financial transaction is involved in those services. So, you, a member in good standing want to receive some much-needed counseling.
You're a married father of four, but you struggle deeply with gender identity confusion. You set up an appointment with one of the pastors, only to be told, "It is illegal for us to help you."
I am not exaggerating.
Or you're reading the Bible, which strictly forbids homosexual relationships, and you want help with unwanted same-sex attractions. You even read where the Bible says that some people used to practice homosexuality, but through the gospel, they no longer do (see 1 Corinthians 6:9-11).
You try to set up that counseling appointment with your pastor, only to be told, "It is illegal for us to help you."
That pastor could not even recommend a book on the subject from the church bookstore.
That's how far this outrageous bill goes, and it's only one of a series of bills being put forward in California. If the bills pass there, other states will be eager to follow suit.
What makes this even more outrageous is that: 1) there are thousands of ex-gays who can personally testify to their own transformation; 2) there are gay and lesbian psychologists who argue against the myth that homosexuality is innate and immutable; and 3) most children who identify as transgender no longer do so after puberty.
And remember, while California seeks to pass this monstrous legislation, it has no problem backing a psychologist who will help a man embrace his alleged male and female identity simultaneously. Or a counselor who will help someone embrace their alleged animal (or, alien) identity. All of that is fine. But to help someone be at home in their own body would be illegal.
The whole basis of the legislation is the claim that: 1) medical fraud is being practiced; and 2) harm can be done to patients who undergo such counseling or therapy.
But there are plenty of patients who attest to the life-transforming impact of the counseling they received. And there are plenty of Christians who attest to the life-transforming power of the gospel including transformation from homosexual and transgender identities.
It's also a fact that there is no definitive proof that such counseling harms a patient anymore than some patients claim harm after undergoing counseling for substance abuse or overeating or depression.
In fact, during my radio broadcast, Ann Paulk, an ex-lesbian herself, said that positive counseling outcomes for people dealing with unwanted same-sex attractions are higher than positive outcomes for those dealing with alcoholism. Yet no one in their right mind would seek to ban professional counseling or therapy for alcoholics.
No, this California assault on our most fundamental freedoms is simply the latest manifestation of LGBT activism. As I and others have warned incessantly for many years, those who came out of the closet want to put us in the closet. Do you believe me now?
And while critics of any kind of change therapy mocked us with the (false) claim that we were trying to "pray away the gay," these same critics now want to pass a law that says, "You must stay gay" (or, "gender confused").
Will you stand up and make your voice heard today?
Here are four things you can do: 1) share this article and my radio broadcast with your friends; 2) go here to find out more; 3) alert your friends in California and encourage them to contact their legislators; 4) pray for awakening in the Church and sanity in the society.
You have been forewarned.
Most of California is under a Satanic spell.
“But I don’t to be a fag!”
Until the Feds toss Xavier Becerra and his able assistant, McCloskie, into jail, the Sacramento-istas will continue their REBELLION.
I thought today’s leftists believed gender was fluid.
In Americas self-help, individualist culture, particularly promoted by the Left, we have 12 step programs, clinics, retreats, surgery for everything people might want to change about themselves - too fat? too thin? too shy? too little sex? too much sex? ugly veins? Need to manage money better?
There’s a program out there to help you change.
Do you want to change from a man to woman? And back again? The Left absolutely supports you!
But dont ever try to change your homosexuality!! Thats immutable!
RE: I thought today’s leftists believe gender was fluid.
Statistically : 82.7% of beliefs are made up on the spot.
Hotel California never closes.
Gee, I dont get it. Werent we told, way back when, that if two gay people wanted to get married, that it wouldnt have any affect on other people at all? Werent we being hysterical to voice any opposition? They just wanted to live their lives in peace and love. Were we lied to? Was there really a plan to change our culture? Were millions of voters duped? Yes, absolutely. And millions are still being duped. A step at a time, they are dismantelling, with the blessings of ignorant masses, traditional values.
Yep, gender, which is clearly determined by genetics, is fluid while homosexuality, which has no genetic basis, is rigid and immutable. Welcome to the insane world of liberalism.
It’s only a matter of time until California passes a law making HIV infection mandatory.
They really are that nuts.
Refusing to have sex when propositioned by a homosexual, bisexual, or any other sexual deviate
will be treated as a Hate Crime punishable by fines and imprisonment.
The liberal loons come up with new crap daily
Par for the course
Took much overblown on “sexuality “. It’s nonsense
How did we get from
Let us love whom we want
You cant love whom you want unless its your same sex or youre switching genders?
Gay / trans COMPLETELY TRUMPS hetero. That is sexist.
That bill is unconstitutional, invalid, and illegal. Obviously that won’t stop them from passing it.
Much overblown ....likely?
Yes, but it is pederasty, like in present day Afghanistan, which they want to legalize and normalized in children again like in the pagan, satanic cultures of old. Once they normalize sodomy in four year old boys (which they do in schools now), they will flip 2000 years of Ethics back to the hedonist, satanic, serf cultures.
Wisdom is discerning Good and Evil (Cicero). We now use “Just Law” to promote sodomy, baby-killing and theft (socialism/Marxism) and it is “good” and will be normalized in the populace. Laws will control the masses—and their perceptions, as will conditioning/brainwashing like done in schools and by TV/Hollywood which is shaping the souls of the masses today. They force children out of the Natural Family, to destroy bonding and the understanding of male/female and natural laws (common sense). They embed warped emotions and dependency in boys (so they LOVE to be dominated (sodomized). It was planned over a hundred years ago by the Fabian Socialists like John Maynard Keynes who was bragging in his letters to all his homosexual orgy buddies, where to find little boys for his orgies (google Sugar Keynes of Harvard).
HOMOSEXUAL, because there’s nothing GAY about it.
Some observations on homosexual advocacy : 1.7% of the American population have successfully gone against natural law, human biology, religions, (Judaism, Christianity, et al.) several thousands of years of societal traditions, and many centuries of legal jurisprudence, by incessantly repeating the absurd claim that they are ‘normal’ people living an ‘alternative lifestyle’ ~ metalogical, ain’t it?
Yes, ‘gay’ rights is the new civil rights struggle! Marriage always has been, and still is between one man and one woman I won’t listen to the homos who try to re-define marriage; that is just a manifestation of their psychiatric disorder, i.e., their need to deny that they are so perverted! Because they know what they do is so unnatural and repulsive, they must insist that they are just as normal as everybody else...
States that proffered ‘same-sex marriage’ referendums on their ballots saw those measures defeated, but hacks in both Parties made same sex ‘marriage’ legal against the will of the majority of the electorate using extraordinary means; and all in the name of tolerance/diversity/equality. That is what they tell you to think, if you should ever bother to think.
Let’s begin with tolerance ~ to tolerate something/someone presupposes a fundamental fault or disorder in that thing or in that person. We would not have to ‘tolerate’ luxury automobiles, fine wine or gourmet cooking, just as we would not ever have to tolerate a charming woman..
Diversity: e pluribus unum, right? Yeah, right! Diversity has been re-defined in our present age to mean sexual deviants must have not only equal, but more rights than all others. Diversity was, and still is, a concept that true Americans hold sacrosanct, who can possibly be against diversity? Therefore, we all must now ‘celebrate diversity’ the battle cry most loudly and repeatedly shrieked at all ‘gay pride’ parades. You must no longer merely tolerate their queerness, but now they demand that you celebrate it and congratulate them for their commitment to unrepentant sexual perversity!
Equality? Homosexuals would have been treated as equals if they had just stayed ‘in the closet’ - same sex ‘civil unions’ were already recognized law in America’s Courts. People who shout their perversions from the rooftops, then demand that society must provide men’s/women’s/transgender rest rooms, for example, should be held accountable for their obvious lack of normalcy and for their utter intolerance of others...
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