Nevada Governor Symptoms Bill To Ban Conversion Remedy

Brian Sandoval signed Senate Bill 201 on Wednesday, which makes it illegal for a physician or other health professional to perform therapy on individuals younger than 18.
“This bill is a major step forward in building a more equal and inclusive state.
“The bill was amended to exempt religious organizations and allow counseling by members of the clergy.
Religious groups and conservatives insist that such a ban would infringe on their rights to religious freedom.
“Conversion therapy has been disavowed by medical experts and is considered a non-effective method of treatment that can cause harm to an adolescent,” Sandoval said in a statement after signing the bill Wednesday.

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