CNN’s Brooke Baldwin exchanges some testy words with David Pickup of the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) — one of those “gay therapy” groups. Cueing up the discussion is a California law banning such therapy, which is designed to convert gays to straightness. Though good news organizations must always thrive to get all sides of a controversy on the air, there ought to be a carve-out for the gay-conversion quacks. The public has heard enough of their garbage.

Erik Wemple writes the Erik Wemple blog, where he reports and opines on media organizations of all sorts.