Gregory Wayne Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American attorney who has served as the 48th governor of Texas since January 20, 2015. A member of the Republican Party, Abbott previously served as the 50th attorney general of Texas from 2002 to 2015. He is the third governor of any U.S. state to permanently use a wheelchair. He is also the first disabled governor in Texas history.
Alabama law criminalizing the provision of such care to minors.“After examining the [Texas attorney general’s] Opinion and the findings of ‘fact’ in the Alabama Law in detail, we conclude that their medical claims are not grounded in reputable science and are full of errors of omission and inclusion,” says a report published on the Yale School of Medicine website by six scientists and a law professor. “These errors, taken together, thoroughly discredit the AG Opinion’s claim that standard medical care for transgender children and adolescents constitutes child abuse.
The Alabama Law contains similar assertions of scientific fact, and these too are riddled with errors, calling into question the scientific foundations of the law.”The authors include physicians and psychologists, most affiliated with the Yale School of Medicine and one with Children’s Medical Center Dallas and the University of Texas Southwest.
All regularly treat trans children and teens. The law professor is at Yale Law School. Their study is titled “Biased Science: The Texas and Alabama Measures Criminalizing Medical Treatment for Transgender Children and Adolescents Rely on Inaccurate and Misleading Scientific Statements.”They focus on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s report that led Gov.