In a landmark decision, a New Jersey jury has found religious organization JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing) violated New Jersey consumer fraud laws when it claimed that its gay conversion therapy could turn homosexuals to heterosexuals. The organization’s founder, Arthur Goldberg, and a counselor with the religious group, Alan Downing, were found liable for advertising misrepresentations and unconscionable commercial practices, and five plaintiffs were awarded a total of $72,400 for fees they paid for the treatment as well as mental health counseling one plaintiff had to undergo afterward. The lawsuit was filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center ... Read More
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