Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors Passes Washington House in 94-4 Vote
Washington's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would ban 'gay conversion therapy' for minors, the AP reports:
House Bill 2451, which passed on a 94-4 vote, would make it an act of unprofessional conduct to try to change the sexual orientation of a patient under 18. That would include efforts to change behaviors, gender expressions or to reduce sexual or romantic attractions toward people of the same sex. The lawmakers who opposed the measure were: Reps. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington; Brad Klippert, R-Kennewick; Jason Overstreet, R-Lynden; and Elizabeth Scott, R-Monroe.