Entry #1486: Conversion therapy in Maine

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RegionMaine
IssueConversion therapy
StatusBanned
Start DateAug 27, 2019
End Datenow
DescriptionThe governor has signed into law a bill banning conversion therapy, which took effect 90 days after it was signed on May 29, 2019
Sourceshttps://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/news/governor-mills-signs-legislation-banning-conversion-therapy-law-2019-05-29


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Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueBanned
Value Specialambiguous
Start Date0000-01-012019-08-27
NoteConversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.The governor has signed into law a bill banning conversion therapy, which took effect 90 days after it was signed on May 29, 2019
Sourceshttp://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-laws-legislation-by-state/ http://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-the-facts-about-conversion-therapy/ http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/the-lies-and-dangers-of-reparative-therapyhttps://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/news/governor-mills-signs-legislation-banning-conversion-therapy-law-2019-05-29

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