Conversion Therapy and Mental/Physical Health

Within the past week, the Maine House barely passes (73 to 68) to ban conversion therapy in the state. Sometime in the near future, we’re expecting the Maine Senate to vote. With all of this coming up in the news, We’d thought we’d give you a quick glance at how conversion therapy and the like affect your mental and physical well-being. According to the National … Continue reading Conversion Therapy and Mental/Physical Health

UPDATE: 61 Maine House members voted to uphold LePage veto of bill banning conversion therapy

Updated on July 12, 2018 to reflect latest information from legislature’s special session. 58 House Republicans and 3 House Democrats, voted to sustain LePage’s veto of L.D. 912, a bill that seeks to ban conversion therapy for minors. SOURCE: Rollcall Details for H Roll-call #724 LD 912 (HP 640)       Continue reading UPDATE: 61 Maine House members voted to uphold LePage veto of bill banning conversion therapy

Maine House passes bill to ban conversion therapy, Senate vote expected

AUGUSTA – The Maine House of Representatives has voted to pass a bill that would ban the harmful practices of conversion therapy. The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Ryan Fecteau (D-Biddeford), will now head to the Maine State Senate for a vote. Contact you Senator! L.D. 912, An Act To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy, was reported out of … Continue reading Maine House passes bill to ban conversion therapy, Senate vote expected

Bill to ban practice of conversion therapy heads to Maine House for vote

UPDATED: Maine House passes LD 912. AUGUSTA – A bill to ban the harmful practice of conversion therapy is now going to the Maine House floor for a vote, according to State Rep. Ryan Fecteau (D-Biddeford), the bill’s sponsor. L.D. 912, An Act To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy, was reported out of the Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development … Continue reading Bill to ban practice of conversion therapy heads to Maine House for vote