If Conversion Therapy is Banned, it is the Bible that will be Silenced

Mar 16, 2021 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: There must a be plague of conversion therapy in the UK – indeed throughout the Western world. Why else would politicians, journalists and activists be demanding government legislation immediately? At a time of Covid, climate emergency and other major global issues, surely conversion therapy must be a clear and present danger, threatening millions, in order for it to garner so much attention? Conversion therapy is banned in four countries – Brazil, Ecuador,...

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Ban ‘conversion therapy’?

Mar 16, 2021 by

On Monday 8th March, MP’s debated a proposal to ban all forms of ‘conversion therapy’. Violent and invasive practices designed to suppress homosexual feelings, methods administered by the medical profession and discontinued in the 1960’s, are already illegal. For LGBT campaigners, ‘conversion therapy’ is a catch-all term which includes freely chosen counselling and prayer, and even biblical teaching about sexual morality. For the moment, the government is...

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Criminalising ‘conversion therapy’ will backfire

Mar 14, 2021 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern: Last Monday, a small number of MPs gathered in Westminster Hall to debate a petition calling for the criminalisation of ‘conversion therapy’ in England and Wales. You can read the entire debate on Hansard and watch it here on Parliament TV. All the usual deceitful and manipulative talking points were used. It would be tempting to dismiss this event as mere posturing, but the desire for criminalisation is very strong. In addition, the government hinted that...

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Are there ‘ex-gays’? Milo Yiannopoulos says ‘Yes’ and he should know

Mar 12, 2021 by

by James Parker, MercatorNet: The flamboyant gay activist speaks out in favour of ‘conversion therapy’. The flamboyant gay activist Milo Yiannopoulos made headlines this week. The conservative British polemicist and writer says that he is now an “ex-gay”. The news was overshadowed by the hullabaloo over a couple of other Brits who were interviewed by Oprah Winfrey. Yiannopoulos is not as well known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but he has a message which is more important than...

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Pastors should not be prosecuted for helping people with unwanted same-sex attraction – Christian Institute

Mar 11, 2021 by

from Christian Today: The Christian Institute is urging the Government to protect religious freedom after a debate on conversion therapy in Parliament. Prayer was mentioned several times in the debate, which was held in response to a petition demanding that the Government criminalise conversion therapy and make it illegal to send people overseas for it. The petition was signed over 256,000 times. Dame Angela Eagle said: “Being told by faith leaders or your family that you are sinful,...

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‘Conversion Therapy’ – Should we ban it?

Feb 9, 2021 by

by Dr Peter May, International Christian Medical and Dental Association: A growing international movement is calling for legal bans on any form of so-called ‘Conversion Therapy’, used to ‘convert’ homosexuals into heterosexuals. Based on untruths, half-truths and deliberately confused truths, the campaigners have so far persuaded Germany, Malta, three Canadian provinces and 50 US States to ban such therapy, while Australia, Northern Ireland and Great Britain are among those considering it....

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