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New Jersey Couple Sues Gov. Chris Christie Over Gay Therapy Ban

The couple, who isn’t identified in court papers filed on Friday, claims the law violates their rights to free speech and free exercise of religion because it prevents them from seeking treatment for their 15-year-old son.

11/04/2013

Gov. Chris Christie makes a campaign stop in Belleville after signing ban on gay conversion therapy, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Christie Signs Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy

The governor signed the bipartisan measure barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, making New Jersey the second state to ban so-called conversion therapy, along with California.

08/19/2013