Gay-to-Straight program not being implemented in Arizona schools

PHOENIX - A prank report posted on sparked controversy when it stated that Arizona public schools were implementing a gay-to-straight program this fall.

According to the false article, the program, People Can Change, was designed to help homosexual boys and girls in grades K-12 become straight.

The story stated that the mandatory conversion therapy would be implemented in all of Arizona's 2,325 public schools' curriculum starting Nov. 1. 

Made-up quotes from officials like Governor Jan Brewer and Sheriff Joe Arpaio added to the article's first-glance credibility.

The report listed contact information for the organization and also provided a hyperlink to the People Can Change website, which now warns viewers of its lies.

What do you think of this prank? Let us know.

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