Despite saying he didn’t agree with electro-shock treatment, Health Secretary says ‘inhumane’ so-called ‘therapy’ can be appropriate for trans people
Health Secretary Sajid Javid has told Sky New viewers this morning that the government is not banning so-called ‘conversion therapy’ – which can involve hitting the brain with electric shocks – for trans people, because doctors have to be free to use it if they think it’s appropriate.
Grotesquely, he linked the potential need for the ‘treatment’ to the possibility that children have been sexually abused, as if giving electric shocks to abused children would be anything but monstrous:
Interviewer Kay Burley responded that she expected the story to continue to develop during the day. That will hopefully be an enormous understatement.
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