According to an article written by the Palm Beach Post, “Palm Beach County on Tuesday became the first county in Florida to ban the controversial practice of conversion therapy for minors, setting up a potential legal battle with those who see the move as an illegal infringement of their freedom of religion and speech.

Eight cities within the county, including Wellington, West Palm Beach and Boca Raton, have already approved similar bans. Tampa has also approved a conversion therapy ban and has since been sued, a move that prompted caution from Palm Beach County Attorney Denise Nieman.”

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