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Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel, said California lawmakers are “putting their own preconceived notions and political ideology ahead of children and their right” to choose the counseling they want.

“Mental-health decisions should be left to the patient, the parents, and the counselors — not to the government to license one viewpoint,” said Mr. Staver.

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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...

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