Should ’Gay Conversion Therapy’ be banned? Jayne Ozanne vs Peter Lynas

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The UK Government has published proposals to ban 'gay conversion therapy'.

Should such a law be welcomed by churches as a protection for LGBT+ people, or a cause for concern at the potential criminalisation of prayer?

Peter Lynas of the UK Evangelical Alliance and Jayne Ozanne of the Ban Conversion Therapy coalition debate the proposed legislation.

For the Government consultation: https://equalityhub.citizenspace.com/government-equalities-office/banning-conversion-therapy For the Evangelical Alliance: https://www.eauk.org/what-we-do/public-policy/ending-conversion-therapy For Ban Conversion Therapy coalition: https://www.banconversiontherapy.com Jayne Ozanne in Premier Christianity: https://www.premierchristianity.com/interviews/jayne-ozanne-the-christian-campaigner-explains-why-she-wants-to-ban-hate-prayer/5807.article Peter Lynas in Premier Christianity: https://www.premierchristianity.com/opinion/whats-the-problem-with-banning-conversion-therapy/5822.article

**This show covers sensitive issues regarding the pastoral care of LGBT people in the church. Discretion is also advised in engaging with the responses to this post. Differing points of view are welcome, but we request that all comments remain polite and respectful.**

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