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Huntington bans practice of conversion therapy


A meeting of the Huntington City Council approved the prohibition of conversion therapy in the city.


Council member voted 7-4 Monday to pass an ordinance to ban conversion therapy within the city limits for children eighteen and younger.


Conversion therapy is a controversial technique to change one's sexual orientation or gender identity. Huntington makes the fourth city in West Virginia to b an conversion therapy along with Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling

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