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Conversion Therapy Ban

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Right now in New York, a councilman is pushing a law against a controversial therapy promising to turn gay people straight.      

Supporters of the therapy says it's helped people with same-sex attractions become heterosexual.

But opponents say it leads to depressive thoughts and makes the struggle to come out even more difficult.
  
Councilman Judd Krasher was just elected to serve the city of albany in november.
 
He came out as gay to his family recently.
 
On Monday, he plans to introduce a bill to ban unlicensed therapists from performing conversion therapy on young people.

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