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Protect Hawaii’s Minors and Parental Rights, Oppose SB 270 SD1

By March 13, 2018Hawaii
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SB270 SD1, known as the “Conversion Therapy” bill, seeks to prohibit sexual orientation change efforts and regulate any state-licensed persons who provide professional counseling to minors under the age of 18. Licensed counselors would be prohibited from engaging in, seeking to engage in, or advertising the offering of sexual change efforts on persons under 18 years of age.

“Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.” -Proverbs 22:6

 SB270 SD1 undermines parental authority and leaves the fate of Hawaii’s children in the hands of the State. Public schools indoctrinate students from a young age to accept alternative lifestyles and sexual orientations, yet this bill will not permit parents to seek professional help for their own children who could be confused and damaged by the messages and information sanctioned in public schools and by the mainstream media.

There is a battle raging for the hearts, minds, and lives of our children. Here’s what you can do to fight for Hawaii’s keiki:

PRAY that SB270 SD1 will be voted on by the House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce at a hearing scheduled for tomorrow, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.

CALL and EMAIL the following members of the House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, urge them to vote “NO” on SB270 SD1:

Rep. Roy Takumi, Chair: (808) 586-6170,
Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair: (808) 586-6220,
Rep. Henry Aquino, (808) 586-6520,
Rep. Ken Ito, (808) 586-586-8470,
Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, (808) 586-9470,
Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, (808) 586-6080,
Rep. Bob McDermott, (808) 586-9730,
Rep. John M. Mizuno, (808) 586-6050,
Rep. Calvin Say, (808) 586-6900,
Rep. James K. Tokioka, (808) 586-6270,
Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, (808) 586-6150,

SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY in strong opposition to SB270 SD1 at before 2:00 p.m. today, March 13. Your opinion matters. Let your voice be heard!

ATTEND HEARING. If time permits, attend the hearing at the state capitol in House Conference Room 329, tomorrow, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke

On behalf of CWA of Hawaii, thank you for your help in defending the right to seek professional help for confused youth who are being taught that what is aberrant is normal, what is evil is good.

For Hawaii’s keiki,

Barbara Ferraro
State Director
CWA of Hawaii
P.O. Box 10732
Hilo, I 96721

Wilma Youtz
Legislative Liaison
CWA of Hawaii