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8/7/19 1:52 pm
Under Virginia law, parents have the fundamental right to make decisions regarding the upbringing, education and care of their children.
Parents are closest to their child’s challenges; they are in the best position to make healthcare decisions involving the well being of their child.
The proposed ban would deny families the freedom to seek counseling aligned with their faith.
Licensed professionals with years of education and experience should not be removed from the process of helping children work through sensitive and deeply personal issues.