Entry #1488: Conversion therapy in Massachusetts

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RegionMassachusetts
IssueConversion therapy
StatusAmbiguous
Start Date(unknown)
End DateApr 8, 2019
DescriptionConversion 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.
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-therapy


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edited by danlev

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
End Date(none)Apr 8, 2019

created by imullin01

Original entry
StatusAmbiguous
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionConversion 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.
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-therapy
Reports (11)
  • Status is not correct "Massachusetts has banned conversion therapy: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna992581"
  • Status is not correct "The ban never got repealed."
  • Status is not correct "Conversion therapy is banned in Massachusetts https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/massachusetts-becomes-16th-state-ban-gay-conversion-therapy-n992581"
  • Status is not correct "It got banned in March 2019. https://malegislature.gov/Bills/191/S70"
  • Status is not correct "It is illegal "
  • Status is not correct "Massachusetts has BANNED conversion therapy since April 8, 2019."
  • Status is not correct "Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed HR 140, a bill that bans gay conversion therapy on minors, into law on April 8, 2019. - https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/massachusetts-becomes-16th-state-ban-gay-conversion-therapy-n992581"
  • Other "fake"
  • Status is not correct "A law now bans conversion therapy in adolescents. "
  • Status is not correct "MA just passed a law banning conversion therapy this April."
  • Status is not correct "Maryland has banned conversion therapy as of 5/16/18"