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Utah bans ‘conversion therapy’

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/22/20, 11:26 am

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, a Republican, called on state regulators to make a rule against so-called conversion therapy for minors after a legislative proposal failed. Officials confirmed that they finalized the rule late Tuesday, making Utah the 19th state to prohibit therapy aimed at changing minors’ sexual orientation, even if they ask for it.

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California sex ed battles continue

Family | A coalition of parents continues to fight for more control over what schools teach their children
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/17/20, 04:56 pm

A California legislative committee killed a measure this week that would have given parents more oversight of sex education in elementary classrooms.

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Facebook/Skopos Christian School

Sanctuary for schools

Religious Liberty | Christian teachers and students seek refuge in federal land use law
by Steve West
Posted 1/14/20, 02:06 pm

An Oregon congregation that wants to host a Christian school has run into opposition from county planners, but the faithful at Faith on Hill Church are not backing down.

“We’re taking the county to school on this one,” Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) President Brad Dacus said.

The 50-member church, located in the Portland suburb of Milwaukie, agreed to host Skopos Christian School in August when it had nowhere else to go.

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