Texas allowed to resume investigations of families with trans kids
Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2022
From The Left
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 Abbott ...