August 29, 2013
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Ban on Change Therapy
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld California’s ban on change therapy. Under this law, minors will not be able to receive any counsel from a licensed therapist which seeks to change unwanted same-sex sexual or romantic attractions, behaviors or mannerisms, or identity. Nor will licensed counselors be permitted to offer such counsel, despite the fact that their clients are currently benefiting from such counsel.
Liberty Counsel will ask the full Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear the case or file a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.
Despite the fact that there is absolutely no evidence that change therapy is harmful to children, the Ninth Circuit panel ruled, “California has authority to prohibit licensed mental health providers from administering therapies that the legislature has deemed harmful.”
The minors that Liberty Counsel represents do not want to act on same-sex attractions, nor do they want to engage in such behavior. They are greatly benefiting from this counseling. Their grades have gone up, their self-esteem has improved, and their relationships at home are much improved. Legislators and judges in the state of California have essentially barged into the private therapy rooms of victimized young people and told them that their confusion, caused by the likes of a Jerry Sandusky abuser, is normal and they should pursue their unwanted and dangerous same-sex sexual attractions and behavior, regardless of whether those minors desire their religious beliefs to trump their unwanted attractions.
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Reclaiming a Culture of Innocence
As our nation promotes promiscuity as normal and abortion as a solution, we must arm ourselves with knowledge of how our society has plunged to this moral level. In “Sexual Sabotage,” Dr. Judith Reisman exposes the fraud and abuse surrounding Alfred Kinsey’s so-called studies. During World War II and the decades that followed, Kinsey and his Indiana cohorts sabotaged our nation by entering our libraries and schools as “sex educators,” ridiculing marriage, fidelity, and chastity. Uncovering the treacherous acts of Kinsey and others, Dr. Reisman unveils critical insights as to where our country went wrong and how we can and must repudiate the soul-and-body-destroying sexual anarchy Kinsey gave us in the name of “liberation.” In so doing, she says, we will reclaim the kind of noble moral character for our country - and ourselves - that is truly liberating.
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