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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

NJ law is being challenged in court

I felt that it was important to post this reply to a person commenting on

Mike Jones
Again, we need to be careful as to whether we are referring to identity, orientation, attraction, behavior, or romantic attractions. We can determine our identity, as separate and distinct from our orientation or our attractions. People can decide to be straight in their identity, and they can decide to be straight in their behavior, even though they might be gay in their orientation, or they might be bisexual in their orientation.

My comment to the actual article was:
It gets more confusing when it comes to what age any particular state considers someone to be a minor. And the difference in age that that state considers them a minor, as opposed to their age of consent within that state. I’ve posted on this before, for the state of NJ. And it is confusing as to what the laws state about the rights of parents and the rights of minors, especially when a minor decides for themselves as to what direction of therapy they are seeking.
Governor Christie only stated that such therapy can cause harm, as is all that the APA or the APA (American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association) ever state as well. Thus it is inaccurate to say that “Christie noted many leading health organizations had determined such therapy was ineffective and harmful.” It is only ineffective and harmful to some, not to all. See my blog post at:

Susan K. Livio:
So, with 918 posts, she writes that…..