Mormon church won’t oppose gay conversion therapy ban

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | The Mormon church won’t stand in the way of a proposal to ban gay conversion therapy for minors in its home base of Utah, leaders said Feb. 20, a position that advocates heralded as a milestone in the conservative state.

“The announcement is key in part because LGBT members have historically reported that church leaders encouraged them to attend therapy aimed at changing their sexual orientation,” said Troy Williams with the group Equality Utah.

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