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Judge blocks Texas from investigating trans teen’s parents

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a directive by Gov. Greg Abbott ordering the agency to investigate parents who may have allowed their trans-identifying children to access puberty blockers or hormones.

Abbot based that directive on a legal opinion, issued by Attorney General Ken Paxton, opining that surgical or hormonal interventions are “abuse” because they cause infertility, and thus violate transgender-identifying minors’ right to procreate.

DFPS Commissioner Jaime Masters subsequently issued a statement vowing to “follow Texas law” as laid out in Paxton’s opinion.After Jane Doe was placed on leave, officials with DFPS launched an official investigation into her, interviewing her, her husband, and her daughter and demanding they hand over documentation regarding her medical records to DFPS.

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