May 31, 2012 -- For Immediate Release
Democrats to Molested Boys and Girls: No Help for You
SB 1172 banning gender-confusion counseling for abused kids passes California Senate
Sacramento, California -- Following yesterday's 23-13 vote by the Democrat-controlled California State Senate to prohibit parents from acquiring professional counseling to help a molested son or daughter heal from the gender confusion often resulting from childhood sexual abuse, Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, which promotes moral virtues for the common good, has issued the following statement:
"How dare these Democrat politicians deny essential care to children who've been raped or molested by a perpetrator. How dare the Democrats rob parents of their God-given right to pursue healing for their traumatized child. It is absolutely wrong to withhold emotional, mental, and physical help from a child who has been raped or molested, who, as a result of this physical and emotional exploitation, is confused about his or her sexual identity. Loving parents have the moral obligation to seek and find the best counseling they can to help their abused child embrace the truth that heals and reject the lies that harm. SB 1172 is a disgusting abuse of government that destroys parental rights and damages the very souls of sexually abused children.
"The data show environmental factors shape gender-identity confusion, rather than biological factors, given the absence of a homosexual genome. The professional counseling that an abused child receives is often the key to the child's recovery and overall mental health. Intolerant of people's beliefs and unloving to abused children, SB 1172 would lock traumatized boys and girls into a state of sexual exploitation, prohibiting loving parents from acquiring and paying for professional counseling to help heal their hurting child's heart and mind."
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SaveCalifornia.com is a leading West Coast nonprofit, nonpartisan organization standing strong for moral virtues for the common good. We represent children and families in the areas of marriage and family, parental rights, the sanctity of human life, religious freedom, financial freedom, and back-to-basics education.