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||Canada's House of Commons unanimously votes to ban conversion therapy
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Canada's House of Commons voted unanimously to ban so-called LGBT conversion therapy, the BBC reported.
The legislation would make it illegal to have a child undergo the practice or have anyone unwillingly undergo it.
Conversion therapywhich purports to change individuals' sexuality or gender identityhas been widely discredited.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals proposed the measure, although its passage prompted applause on both sides of the aisle. The bill must now be approved by the upper chamber of parliament, the Senate.
In emotional scenes on the House floor on Dec. 1, Liberal MPs crossed the aisle to shake hands with and even hug their Conservative counterparts, according to CBC News.
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