Sunday, February 23, 2014

"Gay" in the News: Landmark Legislative Deliberation

In California, and New Jersey, it is now illegal for mental health professionals to mention "gay conversion therapy" to minors, even at the request of parents.  

Because "gays" claim to be "born that way", it is deemed harmful for mental health professionals to try to help them to change their "gender identity".

The argument in California apparently turned on legal quibbling about the distinction between "speech" and "conduct".  Apparently the law can find justification to regulate "conduct", but not from "speech".  Very confusing legalistic nuance.

But in any case it's okay for grade-school children to undergo "transgender" cosmetic surgical procedures - with a note from the parents, of course.

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