Closer Look: Conversion Therapy; Delta Air Lines; And More

Pastor Bryan Wright, the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses the possibility of Southern Baptists moving away from their support of gay conversion therapy on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Denis O'Hayer."
Pastor Bryan Wright, the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses the possibility of Southern Baptists moving away from their support of gay conversion therapy on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Denis O'Hayer."
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Denis O’Hayer”:

  • Pastor Bryan Wright, the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses the possibility of Southern Baptists moving away from their support of gay conversion therapy;
  • Martha Dalton reports on the Georgia Department of Transportation’s attempt to listen to community voices over a redesign of Peachtree Road;
  • John Lorinc reports on the Atlanta Hawks celebrating their 20th consecutive home sell-out;
  • Mary Claire Kelly covers U.S. soccer star Lauren Holiday’s visit with a group of young Atlanta female soccer players;
  • Poems over Pistols founder Pezo Johnson and member Latasha Andrews discuss the organization’s objective to help young people cope with their anger through creative writing;
  • Dr. John Rogers, an emergency physician at Coliseum Northside Hospital, talks about a new report that says primary care physicians are sending patients to emergency rooms when insurance won’t cover medical tests and procedures;
  • Martha Dalton reports on school districts struggling to avoid a potential state takeover;
  • Johnny Kauffman reports on the millions of dollars of work needed to get Atlanta’s sewers up to federal standards;
  • Molly Samuel gives an update on the Georgia and Florida water wars;
  • Peter Carter, executive vice president and chief legal officer at Delta, discusses recent reports on the company’s lobbying efforts, the cancellation of a direct route from Atlanta to Dubai and more.