Judge blocks Texas investigating families of trans youth
June 10, 2022
A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse.
The temporary restraining order issued by Judge Jan Soifer halts investigations against three families who sued, and prevents any similar investigations against members of the LGBTQ advocacy group PFLAG Inc. The group has more than 600 members in Texas.
"I do find that there is sufficient reason to believe that the plaintiffs will suffer immediate and irreparable injury...