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NZ: record response to conversion law

New Zealand is the latest country to make moves banning conversion therapy. Proposed legislation has passed its first reading in parliament, with all parties saying they oppose such practices.

Nicola Laver; Christian Today

However, the National Party voted against the bill on the basis that it risks criminalising parents. Under the proposals, an individual who performs conversion therapy on someone, causing serious harm, will face a prison sentence of up to five years.