Skip to comments.Delaware Governor Signs Law Banning Conversion Therapy
Posted on 08/07/2018 4:28:41 PM PDT by marshmallow
July 23 (UPI) -- Delaware Gov. John Carney signed a law Monday prohibiting medical and mental health professionals in the state from practicing or referring conversion therapy for minors.
The law made Delaware the 14th state, along with Washington, D.C., to ban conversion therapy, a practice which attempts to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT people.
"All Delawareans, including Delaware children, deserve to be respected for who they are, and I was proud to sign Senate Bill 65 into law today," Carney wrote on Twitter. "Discredited practices like conversion therapy have no place in Delaware."
Under the new law the practice is considered unprofessional conduct, for which licensed medical and mental health professionals in the state can face discipline. It also prohibits the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families from recommending conversion therapy to minors.
"We are not aware of anyone currently practicing conversion therapy in Delaware," said Lisa Goodman, president of LGBT rights organization Equality Delaware. "We are aware of a number of young people through the years who have been referred out by Delaware licensed mental health professionals to people doing conversion therapy out of state, and that is one thing that this bill will also prohibit."
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Try outlawing the Holy Spirit, dimwits.
Ultimately, it's up to the parents to 'veto' this law and do what they will.
Well, Delaware Gov. John Carney is some kind of sick MF.
The destruction of human life is an acceptable price for votes.
Guys a freakin’ genius. /s
Such a big contradiction, IMO. Also it was OK in New Jersey for a girl to marry her biological father as well. So much for that oedipus tale. Although the guy popped out his eyeballs and his mom committed suicide when they found out.
Can we just call abortion a discredited practice then?
This argument makes no sense there’s all sorts of “conversion” therapies they happily support like transgenderism or even homosexual support systems to help you come out. But if you try to go against the narrative and be “normal” no no no... that’s illegal.
If you want to ban FORCED conversion therapy that’s one thing. Banning voluntary conversion therapy is an assault on civil rights.
People in DE need a strong swig of Delaware Punch.
So, does that mean that the alphabet soupers and queer supporters can’t go in to the public schools with their propaganda and brainwashing to convert the children?
So, the schools and government can convert people to homosexuals but no one can convert them from homosexuality.
Seems a nice religious argument there waiting for the USSC.
But it may help some and perhaps these people and our culture need to remember that respect is mandatory toward persons, but not toward all our biological or psychological abnormal inclinations.
And there is normal and abnormal.
So much for private decisions between the doctor and patient need to be protected from government interference.
It’s a sign that they are afraid it might work, hence undermine the biological determination theory. Can’t have that.
meanwhile militant faggots in dresses can court, groom, and counsel, and influence your children in schools, libraries, and hospitals, without parental consent.
if it was really about kids rights, the homos wouldn’t be able to reach out to them until they turn 18.
but then saying it was about consenting adults in private was ALWAYS a lie.
is surgical reassignment and hormone treatment for pubescent teens “conversion therapy” or is it somehow something else? convert and transition are the same.
they are naked hypocrites.
Isn't that already illegal, at least for adults?
Conversion therapy and minors is one debate, but how can a law that prevents an adult from undergoing such therapy be constitutional?
Why then do the have pro homosexual conversion classes in public schools? Its not about protecting children, it’s about forcing the gay agenda on children.
"We are aware of a number of young people through the years who have been referred out by Delaware licensed mental health professionals to people doing conversion therapy out of state, and that is one thing that this bill will also prohibit."
The hormone surgical approach to trans gender “feelings” is, in many doctor's opinions horrible child abuse. I concur.
The Delaware Democrats also just about got a law passed that lets children redefine their sex without parental consent and makes the schools the enabler of their sick fantasies. Carney is a typical Democrat in this state -far left and screwed up.
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