|Action||Unprofessional conduct - conversion therapy|
|Comment Period||Ends 8/7/2019|
Your proposed regulation bans speech with a certain viewpoint, and allows speech with a different viewpoint. This is a speech ban. It is viewpoint discrimination. You will certainly be sued.
Your ban allows therapists to use words that encourage a minor to embrace transgenderism, but prohibits them from using words that discourage a minor from embracing transgenderism -- even if that child is asking for help to accept his own physical body and biology. How cruel.
Virginians should remain free to choose the counseling of their choice for themselves and their family.
You're not stopping your political opponents with this ban. You're only hurting children.