Speier introduces "Stop Harming our Kids" resolution

November 28, 2012 10:55:07 AM PST
Bay Area Congresswoman Jackie Speier introduced what she's calling her "Stop Harming our Kids" resolution Wednesday morning on Capitol Hill. It's aimed at protecting minors from sexual orientation therapy.

Speier said the controversial treatment designed to convince gays and lesbians to go straight often does more harm than good, especially among teenagers. Critics call it junk science amounting to psychological abuse.

California's ahead of the curve. Governor Brown signed a bill last month banning gay conversion therapy for minors.