Points to make in your email/letter/phone call to your MP on Bill C-8:
- Bill C-8 oversteps into the private spheres of the parental-child bond and of the individual conscience.
- In trying to ban “conversion therapy” with Bill C-8, Trudeau is using the name of a controversial and misunderstood treatment to control what services ALL Canadians can choose in relation to their sexuality and gender.
- Talk therapy exists for those who want to try to change a specific behaviour, and such behaviour modification therapy has been successfully used by people with unwanted same sex-attraction or gender dysphoria.
- Parents should not be jailed for helping their children with their sexuality and gender.
- This bill would strand people who have transitioned without a way to transition back to their birth gender. It creates a one-way street with respect to altering one’s gender identity. It would prevent children who have switched genders to de-transition if they change their mind.
- Prevents spiritual leaders (pastors etc.) from providing spiritual guidance to those who request it.
- Violates the freedom of conscience of medical practitioners, counsellors and clergy to assist their clients and community members according to their best professional judgment.
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