On the 23rd of July 2018, Delaware governor John Carney (D) signed a law prohibiting medical and mental health professionals in the state from practicing or referring ‘conversion’ therapy for minors. The initiative did not come from any clients in Delaware but from gay-lib extremists from outside. Earlier this year, state Rep. Richard Collins (Republican Party – Millsboro) introduced an amendment to the bill that would have allowed conversion therapy if a patient requests it. In doing so, the self-determination of clients would have been protected by law. But the amendment did not pass due to the Democratic Party.
On their website, the gay-lib extremist organization Human Rights Campaign (HRC) who helped organize the campaign, labeled the ending of client self-determination as a “Victory!” Immediately after the vote, the HRC issued a press statement, filled with phoney rhetoric. Let us take a look. Continue reading Delaware’s July 2018 ban on ‘conversion’ therapy is based on phoney rhetoric and spin