A new bill would make conversion therapy illegal nationwide

  • Trying to change someone’s sexual orientation could soon become a thing of the past — not to mention illegal.
  • This week, Democratic lawmakers introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2017, which would allow the Federal Trade Commission to classify practitioners of conversion therapy, a therapy meant to change a person’s sexual orientation, as fraudulent.
  • About 70 democratic lawmakers, including senator Cory Booker, support the bill, the Washington Post reported. Read more (4/27/17)