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Texas Investigating Parents of Transgender Teen for 'Child Abuse': Lawsuit

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Greg Abbott requested the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services investigate the parents of trans children. Two parents, who are unnamed in the suit, are currently under investigation for providing gender-affirming care to their 16-year-old daughter.

The mother is a DFPS employee."No family should have to fear being torn apart because they are supporting their trans child," said ACLU of Texas strategist Adri Pérez in a statement. "A week before an election, Governor Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a partisan political attack that isn't rooted in the needs of families, the evidence from doctors and the expertise from child welfare professionals."The lawsuit was announced on March 1, the day of the Texas state primaries.This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available..

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