On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, the Madison Common Council made a decision to usurp parental authority and call into question parental rights to raise children according to their own standards – including those who encourage their children to follow a traditional biblical sexual ethic by banning conversion therapy.
While the process of changing one’s sexual identity is often a long and difficult journey, it is nevertheless possible for highly motivated individuals.
Competent religiously mediated counseling for unwanted same-sex attraction is not inherently harmful.
Wisconsin Family Action president says, “The ban on conversion therapy was bad for Milwaukee and is bad for Madison or any other Wisconsin city.”
In a unanimous vote, the Madison Common Council moved to ban conversion therapy in the capitol city.
The ordinance, passed Monday evening, was sponsored by alders Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, Amanda Hall and Arvina Martin.
The proposal prohibits the practice of conversion therapy on minors where those services are provided for a fee.
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