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H.Con.Res. 435 (107th): Candace Newmaker Resolution of 2002


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9/17/2002--Passed House without amendment. Candace Newmaker Resolution of 2002 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the therapeutic technique known as rebirthing, an attachment therapy used to try to forge new bonds between adoptive parents and their adopted children, is dangerous and harmful and that each State should enact a law that prohibits such technique.Defines rebirthing as a therapy to reenact the birthing process that includes restraint and the practice of which may cause physical harm to or kill a patient.