Bills seek to end ‘conversion therapy’ in Kentucky

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LGBTQ Flag via MGN Online

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Lawmakers from both houses of the Kentucky legislature are promoting a bill to effectively ban so-called conversion therapy.

The legislators held a rally at the statehouse on Tuesday during which they and at least one student who had been through the therapy testified.

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Republican Senator Alice Forgy Kerr of Lexington is the lead sponsor of the Senate measure. She referred to the practice as “conversion torture.”