Dutch Christian group to appeal decision on “gay therapy”

(ENInews)–A conservative Dutch Christian foundation called Different said it will appeal a government order telling health insurers they are not obligated to offer reimbursement for the foundation’s “therapies” offered to gay Christians. The group has not yet decided which legal procedure they will use for their appeal, director Henk van Rhee told ENInews on 13 June. “We expect to know the exact steps we will take within two to four weeks,” he said, noting that denial of reimbursement could affect the organization financially. Different, which is part of a larger Amsterdam-based organization called For Salvation of the People, offers “therapies” aimed at people who are struggling with their homosexuality from a faith perspective. [421 words, ENI-12-0341]