In response to:

Another Outrage in California

rohst Wrote: Jun 02, 2012 3:40 PM
KathyCanyonwalker, I looked it up too, and I DID find it. Here's one place to read about it from a liberal, pro-gay blogger: http://open.salon.com/blog/max_the_communist/2009/08/15/bi_health_summit_exposes_critical_health_needs. See paragraph 6 where it says, "Dobinson's research revealed that only 26% of bisexuals did not experience child sexual abuse. " For those who are math challenged 26% not being abused = 74% being abused. There are other places to find the same info if you'll keep looking. Michael Brown may say many things you don't agree with, but he is a stickler for detailed accuracy. And yes, SB1172 Does BLOCK counseling for under-18 patients who are requesting help dealing with their unwanted same sex attractions.

As of today, it is legal in California to give hormone blockers to an 11 year-old boy in order to delay the onset of puberty, but it could soon be illegal for a 17 year-old with unwanted same-sex attractions to receive professional counseling, even with parental consent. This is an absolute travesty.

SB 1172, which addresses this very issue, passed its first hurdle on Wednesday, as the California Senate voted 23-13 in favor of the bill, which would also require counselors and psychotherapists to warn prospective adult clients of the alleged danger of any counseling or therapy aimed at helping...