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Court Upholds Ban on Gay-to-Straight Therapy

August 29, 2013 | 2:47 pm

Court Upholds Ban on Gay-to-Straight Therapy

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A federal court upheld California’s law prohibiting programs aimed at making gay youth straight.

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Court in San Francisco Hears Challenge to Gay Conversion Ban

April 18, 2013 | 12:01 pm

Court in San Francisco Hears Challenge to Gay Conversion Ban

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by Lisa Leff and Paul Elias, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s novel law seeking to ban licensed counselors from trying to turn gay teens straight is boiling down to a question over whether the therapy is free speech or a medical treatment that can be regulated by government. It’s the “pivot point” of […]

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Gay ‘Conversion,’ Vaccination Opt Out, Immigration and More: California Gets 191 New Laws

October 1, 2012 | 12:53 pm

Gay ‘Conversion,’ Vaccination Opt Out, Immigration and More: California Gets 191 New Laws

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Parents who don’t get their kids vaccinated will need permission from their doctor’s office before enrolling them in school. Psychotherapists can’t try to convert gay teenagers into straight ones. And some undocumented immigrants can get driver’s licenses. These changes in California law came about over the weekend as Gov. Jerry Brown signed some 191 bills […]

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