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Texas Gov. Abbott Orders Investigations of Child Gender-Transitioning Procedures

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2022
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(Eric Gay/AP File)

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday directed the state's Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate reported occurrences of children in the state ''being subjected to abusive gender-transitioning procedures.''

"Because the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is responsible for protecting children from abuse, I hereby direct your agency to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation of any reported instances of these abusive procedures in the State of Texas," the Republican governor's letter to the agency read.

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