Attorney David Webbert Testifies in Support of Prohibiting Conversion Therapy

On April 10, 2019, Attorney David Webbert submitted testimony to the Maine Legislature why he supports LD 1025, a bill aimed to prohibit the provision of conversion therapy to minors by certain licensed professionals.

“The science is overwhelming that permitting conversion therapy on minors is child abuse that can cause serious and long-lasting harm to the victims.”

“And the harms are compounded because the victims are singled out for this abuse based on the perceived desirability of changing their sexual orientation, an essential aspect of a human’s identity.”

Read full testimony here