On Newsmax, Megyn Kelly calls gender-affirming care for children “a weird form of conversion therapy”

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Citation From the June 14, 2022, edition of Newsmax's Eric Bolling: The Balance

MEGYN KELLY (GUEST): The problem is the Fox News Channel mission is not to do reports that sound like MSNBC, right? The Fox News Channel mission is to make sure that they include the context that gets ignored by all of the other stations. And in 2022 in particular, we know that there's a lot more to this story. 

And it is irresponsible to put it on the air like this as a celebration, without flagging for the parents out there who are going through this the significant downsides of jumping onto this without making sure you're in that very, very small percentage of cases where this might -- this gender dysphoria -- might actually be a thing. And the, you know the trope of I'd rather have a dead, you know, daughter than a live son or the other way around, and it's like -- that's a very dangerous trope because this is used by the LGBTQ activists to shame parents who know about that 70 percent statistic. That generally if I stay out of it, my kid's going to outgrow this.

And in many cases, they just turned out to be gay. And it's like, this is a weird form of conversion therapy by default. And so to not flag the significant downsides of what happens to these kids when they're put on puberty blockers, when they're put on cross-gender hormones -- by the way, when that's done to girls, they're sterile, they can't have children anymore, and you can go down the list. It's irresponsible to their mission. I mean, I don't expect any of the mainstream press to do it. I really don't. And although they should. In 2022, we know enough that they should. But I am surprised to see Fox News now doing it as well.