Texas Child Abuse Investigators Told to Make Transgender Cases a Priority

Posted on AllSides March 11th, 2022
From The Left
Christopher Lee for The New York Times

Child abuse investigators in Texas have been told to prioritize cases involving the parents of transgender children and to investigate them without exception, after the state’s governor ordered certain medical care to be treated as abuse, an investigations supervisor said during a court hearing on Friday.

The supervisor, Randa Mulanax of the Department of Family and Protective Services, testified that the agency was not given the freedom to determine that a given report involving a transgender child was likely not in fact a case of child abuse — so-called “priority none”...

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