Texas sues to prevent losing federal funds over its investigations of trans children’s families

https://www.texastribune.org/2022/03/09/texas-trans-children-biden-sues-investigations/

Texas is worried it could lose over a billion dollars in federal funding over Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive requiring medical professionals to report gender-affirming care for minors as child abuse.

Attorney General Ken Paxton.
 

Paxton attempted to stop a ruling temporarily blocking the state from investigating the family of a trans child. But a Texas appeal court denied him Wednesday. On Friday, lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal will ask a lower court judge to stop state investigations against parents who obtain gender-reaffirming care for their children.

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