Kentucky legislators are promoting a bill to ban conversion therapy

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(WEHT)-Lawmakers from both houses of the Kentucky legislature are promoting a bill to effectively ban so-called conversion therapy.

Republican state senator Alice Forgy Kerr of Lexington, the lead sponsor of the Senate measure referred to the practice as “conversion torture”.

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

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(This story was originally published on January 15, 2020)

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