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||Utah bans conversion therapy
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On March 22, Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill that bans licensed professionals from practicing conversion therapythe discredited practice that attempts to turn LGBTQ+ people heterosexualon minors, Q Voice News reported.
Both chambers of the legislature had approved the measure unanimously in February.
A violation would be considered unprofessional conduct and could result in the maximum of a year in jail and a fine of up to $25,000.
Cox also recently vetoed a transgender-exclusionary school sports bill last yearalthough the legislature overrode his veto. However, Cox did sign a bill this year that bans most gender-affirming care for trans youth.
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