Majority of Norwegian Christians support conversion ban
Norway consults population about banning gay conversion therapy
In Norway, Christians are studying the proposed ban on gay and gender conversion therapy. The government has put forward this to consultation. A decision will not come before October, after the general elections on September 13th.
Even under conversion ban, Norwegian preacher can still say no to homosexuality
Christians are allowed to preach that homosexuality is a sin. Yet, they cannot argue that statements of this kind fall under voluntarily chosen conversion therapy. That is the opinion of Anette Trettebergstuen, the Norwegian Minister for Culture and Equality.
Swedish LGBT activist leads government investigation on ban conversion therapy
The Swedish government decided to investigate whether conversion therapy should be criminalised. An LGBT activist now leads the investigation. Christian leaders warn that freedom of religion might be threatened by criminalisation.