Regional News • Middle East
2020-07-26T12:00:02+00:00

Israel's ban of gay conversion therapy passes first stage in parliament

In a vote where the opposition parties were joined by two parties from the governing coalition, the members of the Israeli parliament has passed a bill in the first of three readings that bans the practice of conversion therapy for homosexual people.

The alternate prime minister of Israel Benny Gantz has stated that "Conversion therapy was born in sin and its place is outside of the law and the public norm".

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