Parents Paying Tens of Thousands of Dollars a Year for Pastors to Beat Their Kids Straight
ABC News' "20/20" Friday night will report on anti-gay so-called conversion therapy camps run by pastors and preachers who use "the Bible and sometimes the belt" to try to change children from being homosexual or bisexual to heterosexual.
Despite the practice being emotionally damaging and dangerous, despite being opposed by every major medical organization in the country, and linked to self-harm and suicide, Christian parents are still sending their children away to these torture camps.
On Friday's "Good Morning America" ABC News' Brian Ross previewed his report, which will air tonight. A linked ABC News report says the "investigation found a cottage industry of so-called conversion camps operating across the country."
Although this article is rather short, "conversion therapy" is basically torture, designed to make people hate themselves so much that they agree to live a lie, and/or they kill themselves.