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Massachusetts Is The 16th State To Ban ‘Conversion Therapy’ For Minors

With a stroke of his pen, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed a bill into law banning the harmful practice of so-called 'conversion therapy' for minors in his state.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

With a stroke of his pen, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed a bill into law banning the harmful practice of so-called ‘conversion therapy’ for minors in his state.

That brings the total number of states to prohibit the medically discredited practice to 16.

Massachusetts joins New Jersey, California, Oregon, Illinois, Vermont, New Mexico, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, Delaware, Maryland, New Hampshire, and New York, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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