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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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Federal Appeals Court Sends Prop 8 Case to Calif. Supreme Court for Guidance on “Standing”

January 4, 2011 | 1:00 pm

Federal Appeals Court Sends Prop 8 Case to Calif. Supreme Court for Guidance on “Standing”

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is kicking the Proposition 8 case back to the California Supreme Court. The federal Appeals Court said today that is asking for guidance from California on the issue of “standing,” which is the right to bring a lawsuit due to a sufficient harm from and connection to the matter […]

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