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Father, we thank You for protecting true and biblical treatments! We pray that You would continue to inspire those who struggle with these issues to seek out therapy instead of living in unrepentant sin.

A federal court recently ruled to protect therapy as a valid treatment option for those who are homosexual or gender-confused.

From LifeSite. A federal court upheld a decision that struck down laws that ban counseling minors to reduce or overcome unwanted same-sex attractions and behaviors or gender confusion in Florida.

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On July 20, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals denied an appeal from Palm Beach County and the City of Boca Raton to review the laws, which were struck down in 2020 after they were found to violate the First Amendment right to free speechas reported by Liberty Counsel 

“This is a huge victory for counselors and their clients to choose the counsel of their choice and be free of political censorship from government ideologues,” Liberty Counsel founder and chairman Mat Staver said….

Clients have the right to self-determination. They have the right to select a counselor,” Staver added. “Counselors are like a GPS helping the client to reach the desired objective. Yet, these counseling bans injected a government mandated ideology to override the counselor and the client. These laws clearly violate the First Amendment.”  

The majority of the judges ruled in favor of denying the request…  declaring, “The government cannot be trusted to prohibit only bad speech….”

The laws, which prohibit minors from voluntary counseling from licensed professionals, were challenged by Dr. Robert Otto, LMFT, and Dr. Julie Hamilton, LMFT, along with their minor clients as represented by Liberty Council.  

Now, Goldberg is still engaged in ongoing legal battles to combat the charges against him. LifeSite launched a LifeFunder to support him in his fight….

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(Excerpt from LifeSite. Photo Credit: iStock)

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Allena Jordan
August 1, 2022

Father, this is a spiritual battle for our children. It rages like a wildfire. Therapy is very important and we thank You for this victory. Holy Spirit, go to people of all ages, but especially children, who are being oppressed and dwelt by evil spirits causing them to stumble. Deliver them from evil. Lord, show us just how to invade the place where this lying and evil principality dwells so we can cast it out to oblivion. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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    Sue Tracy
    August 1, 2022

    Lord be with our children Father, You are the author of life, with You there is no confusion.; be with all of those who are dealing with questions concerning their sexual identity and give them clarity in knowing who you’ve made them to be. Lord protect these children and bless them in their lives reveal yourself to them and save their souls.
    Amen

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Matthew Stachmus
July 31, 2022

Finally common sense defended for those with sincere wishes to have unwanted thoughts and behavioral patterns treated by professionals. The idea that government knows better about the internal struggles of an individual than that individual itself is beyond arrogant, it is hegemonic…it has no place in our republic.
Thank you Lord Jesus for once again showing us mercy.

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    Julie
    August 1, 2022

    Very well said, Matthew!

    Thank You, Heavenly Father, for this ruling, and thank you for the learned and courageous lawyers at Liberty Council. Please continue to bless them with your favor and might, in Jesus’ Precious Name; amen!

    “The Lord is a warrior; The Lord is His Name.” ~ Exodus 15:3

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