“We want to thank Governor Herbert and his administration for not allowing this issue to be politicized. He saw how polarizing this was becoming, and he made the decision to allow science to prevail over politics. He kept his word to the LGBTQ community, and we are deeply grateful to him.”
– Troy Williams, executive director of Equality Utah, after the state of Utah banned “conversion therapy” for minors.
Conversion therapy is an ancient ritual where devoutly social conservatives try to beat or exorcise homosexual inclinations from people. Here in the U.S. it’s been connected to high rates of suicide among teenagers. I’ve personally seen this action. It’s call the Roman Catholic Church.