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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
 
Board
Board of Counseling
 
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action Unprofessional conduct - conversion therapy
Stage NOIRA
Comment Period Ends 8/7/2019
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8/1/19  7:10 pm
Commenter: Ellie Gudeman

proposal to ban “any practice or treatment that seeks to change an individual’s sexual orientation o
 
I strongly oppose this sweeping proposal to ban “any practice or treatment that seeks to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity,” for the following reasons:
 
Parents are closest to their child’s challenges; they are in the best position to make healthcare decisions involving the wellbeing of their child.
 
Under Virginia law, parents have the fundamental right to make decisions regarding the upbringing, education and care of their children. 

 

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