3rd Circuit Upholds New Jersey’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog

GavelThe U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals has declared that a ban on conversion therapy in the Garden State does not violate the First Amendment rights of minors and their parents, Save Jerseyans, turning back a challenge to the law based primarily on the Free Exercise Clause.

You can read the full 3-0 opinion in John Doe vs. Governor of NJ right here.

Three U.S. jurisdictions – New Jersey, California, and the District of Columbia – have outright bans in place; 18 other states are presently debating similar measures.

Governor Chris Christie signed the bill banning New Jersey-based conversion therapy back in August 2013.

2 thoughts on “3rd Circuit Upholds New Jersey’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

  1. This legislation actually does make sense and can save lives…. the “ex-gay” thing is actually a crock and I was happy to see the convicted felon and founder of JONAH, Arthur Abba Goldberg put out of business. Only you, Chad, and Dr Mengele have complained..

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