NJ's Ban On Gay 'Conversion Therapy' Ruled Constitutional

Law360, Los Angeles (November 8, 2013, 10:32 PM EST) -- A federal judge upheld a New Jersey law prohibiting licensed counselors from treating minors with "conversion therapy" to change their sexual orientation, saying Friday that the ban doesn't violate therapists' freedom of speech or religion. 

U.S District Judge Freda L. Wolfson dismissed a lawsuit brought by two New Jersey therapists who argued Gov. Chris Christie overstepped his bounds in signing state Assembly bill A3371, which prohibits the use of conversion therapy for anyone under the age of 18. The judge found the law regulates professional conduct...
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