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In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear a challenge to the state of Washington’s ban on so-called 'conversion therapy' for minors, Joan Desmond of the National Catholic Register analyzes legislative regulation of “efforts to change behaviors or gender expressions, or to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions or feelings toward individuals of the same sex.” Father Tad offers comments on the one-sidedness of such legislative endeavors, and the inappropriateness of having lawmakers directing patient medical treatments or therapies.

See: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Challenging Washington State’s ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban