This week, the President supported efforts to ban the use of conversion therapy for minors, participated in a roundtable focused on how climate change is harming our health, traveled to Jamaica to hold a town hall with students and meet with CARICOM, and joined the First Lady in hosting the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Find out more about the past week in our latest weekly wrap-up. Why We Support Banning Conversion Therapy More than 120,000 people signed a petition calling for a ban on the dangerous and unacceptable practice of conversion therapy — and on Wednesday, we responded. The overwhelming scientific evidence demonstrates that conversion therapy is neither medically or ethically appropriate and can cause substantial harm. That’s why the Obama administration supports efforts to ban the use of conversion therapy for minors. 120,915 Americans signed a @WeThePeople petition calling for a ban on conversion therapy for minors. We agree → http://t.co/TAZqqDP7BJ — The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 9, 2015 read more

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Week In Review: Banning Conversion Therapy, a Town Hall in Jamaica, and the Easter Egg Roll