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March 3, 2022, 12:35 AMUpdated: March 3, 2022, 2:16 AM

Texas Blocked From Investigating Transgender Teen’s Parents (2)

Lydia Wheeler
Lydia Wheeler
Senior Reporter

A Texas judge temporarily blocked the state’s child protective services agency from investigating the parents of a transgender teen for alleged child abuse.

Judge Amy Clark Meachum of the Texas District Court of Travis County on Wednesday issued a limited temporary restraining order against the governor and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, stopping them from investigating the parents of a transgender teen, the teen, and a licensed psychologist who brought a lawsuit challenging the state’s recent actions.

The request came in litigation over the letter Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued Feb. 22 directing the state’s child ...

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