California bill banning books, therapy to help unwanted gay attraction stalls amid lawsuit fears

Jul 16, 2018 by

by Calvin Freiburger, LifeSite: A ban on therapy for unwanted same-sex attractions critics say is broad enough to ban books on overcoming it easily cleared the California Assembly, but will apparently have a tougher time making it through the state Senate. In April, the Assembly voted 50-14 to...

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New Gay Rights Bill

Jul 12, 2018 by

Letter to Penny Mordaunt and Baroness Susan Williams by Phelim Mcintyre, Agate Counselling and Life Coach: I am writing to express my concerns, and horror, and the new Gay Rights Bill and its attack on human rights especially in the area concerning the right to choose therapy for unwanted...

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The UK government is going down a dangerous path in its zeal to ban ‘conversion therapies’

Jul 11, 2018 by

from Christian Concern: On Tuesday the government announced an LGBT Action Plan, and top of the list is the determination to ‘stamp out’ what it simplistically calls ‘conversion therapies’ for sexual orientation and gender identity. The usual media circus flared up as it does around this subject....

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It took huge political courage to set up the NHS 70 years ago today… and it’ll take even more to save it

Jul 6, 2018 by

by Dominic Sandbrook, Mailonline: A summer day in 1948 in the village of Edlington, South Yorkshire, and a small crowd had assembled outside the doctor’s surgery. While the Union Jack fluttered from a window, the local colliery’s brass band struck up a celebratory tune. Afterwards, as the doctor...

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Why the Government’s knee-jerk ban on gay conversion therapy fails to understand the real issues

Jul 5, 2018 by

by Peter Ould, Premier: Three gay Christians walk into a therapist’s waiting room. It’s not the start of a joke but rather a serious conversation about whether particular counselling practices should be made illegal. Reports in the media over the past 48 hours, combined with opinion and comment...

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Statement on Proposed Restrictions on Therapy for Unwanted Same-Sex Attractions

Jul 3, 2018 by

from Core Issues Trust: Core Issues Trust provides a space for individuals to safely explore their sexual attraction fluidity issues. Clients have different goals, and as with any therapeutic process, outcomes vary. Some clients, seeking viable and meaningful relationships with the opposite sex,...

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