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  • ** FILE ** In this June 5, 2012, file photo, gay marriage supporter Bob Sodervick holds a flag outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. (Associated Press)

    Law on sex orientation therapy for youths heads to court

    A first-of-its-kind California law is going to court this week, when a panel of judges will hear testimony about whether mental health professionals have the right to talk with young clients about reducing their homosexual attractions or the state has the right to outlaw such "dangerous quackery."

  • Lawsuit filed against Calif. ban on change-gays therapy

    A legal-defense group that supports traditional values filed a federal lawsuit in Sacramento, Calif., on Monday to block a new California law that bans certain kinds of counseling for youth seeking help for same-sex attraction.

  • State Sen. Ted Lieu

    Bill would ban therapies to 'change' young gays

    The California state Senate has passed a bill that supporters say could be the first in the nation to ban a form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.

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