Outlawing ChoiceLegislation to prohibit Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE) begin popping up nationwide. Groups such as Exodus International and the International Healing Foundation help men and women with unwanted same-sex attraction overcome those desires.
California passed the first ban which prohibits SOCE for minors, even with parental consent. At least four other states have introduced similar legislation. Last session (2012), Rep. Jackie Speirer of California introduced House Concurrent Resolution 141 in congress, declaring SOCE therapy as “dangerous and harmful.”
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