California Considers Repealing Law to Study, Cure Gays

by Cathy Bussewitz | Associated Press

California lawmakers narrowly advanced a bill Tuesday that would repeal a state law designed to find the causes and cures of homosexuality.

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Watch CNN’s coverage of the bill and hold CNN accountable for its segment featuring so-called “ex-gay” activist Richard Cohen

from GLAAD.org

In an attempt to discuss efforts to repeal an outdated law in California requiring the State Department of Mental Health to conduct research into the “causes” and “cures” of being gay, CNN took the irresponsible step of allowing the unlicensed, widely discredited, so-called “ex-gay” activist, Richard Cohen, onto the network’s airwaves to promote the idea that gay people can be turned straight.

Please contact the CNN Newsroom here and voice your concerns about the platform extended to the discredited Richard Cohen and CNN’s failure to consult credible scientific authorities before proceeding with this report.

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