AG James Urges DOJ Investigation of Texas

YubaNet.com, 03/09/2022:
AG James Urges U.S. Department of Justice to Investigate Texas Anti-Transgender Order for Civil Rights Violations.

New York Attorney General Letitia James — leading a coalition of 29 national, state, and local advocacy groups — called on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to launch a federal investigation into Texas Governor Gregg Abbott’s recent directive to treat gender-affirming care for transgender children as child abuse. In their letter to DOJ’s Civil Rights division, Attorney General James and the coalition argue that the order, implemented last month, is discriminatory, potentially unlawful, and does untold harm to trans youth in Texas. Read article at YubaNet.com.