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Texas lawmaker files bill to give tax cuts to heterosexual families only

Posted on AllSides March 5th, 2023
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A Texas lawmaker is proposing giving property tax relief to heterosexual couples with four or more children.

Republican State Rep. Bryan Slaton who represents District 2 in north Texas wrote in House Bill 2889 that a homestead tax credit would be given to "certain married couples" with biological or adopted children the couple had after getting married.

According to the bill, only couples involving "a man and a woman who are legally married to each other, neither of whom have ever been divorced" qualify for the tax cut. The tax relief doesn't...

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