Illinois Gov. Signs Bill Banning Gay Conversation Therapy for Minors

It is about time to sign a federal bill into law to put permanent end to conversion therapy across this great land of the free because of course being gay is innate and no one choose to be like that thank you the republican governor Rauner, you are a good example for your stone aged and hypocritical party

raunerIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) has signed a bill into law protecting LGBTQ youth from dangerous, discredited conversion therapy.

The AP reports:

The measure keeps therapists from trying to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of a person younger than 18. Providers who don?t comply could face disciplinary action

“We are thrilled that Illinois has joined the rapidly growing number of states leading the way to protect LGBTQ youth from conversion therapy,” said the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) #BornPerfect Campaign Coordinator and Staff Attorney Samantha Ames. “Illinois families can now have confidence that the mental health professional they turn to in times of uncertainty may not use their state license to profit from their children’s pain. Most importantly, Illinois kids can now rest easy in the knowledge that they cannot be forced or coerced to undergo dangerous and discredited treatments to fix who they are. Today…

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