Texas allowed to resume investigations of families with trans kids

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2022
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A Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state could resume investigating parents for child abuse if they seek gender-affirming care for transgender kids.

Why it matters: The decision reverses an injunction by a Texas appeals court in March that temporarily blocked such investigations.

The big picture: The court's ruling leaves the injunction in place for the family that originally filed the case's initial lawsuit as the case goes to trial.

  • The ruling also stated that the appeals court had "abused its discretion" by issuing a statewide order.
  • The probes began after Texas Gov. Greg
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