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State agency removed online resources for LGBTQ youth after complaints from a Republican challenging Gov. Greg Abbott, emails show

State agency removed online resources for LGBTQ youth after complaints from a Republican challenging Gov. Greg Abbott, emails show

Democratic state senators want the webpage reinstated. The resources were removed after Don Huffines, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, criticized their inclusion on a state website. By Allyson Waller, The Texas Tribune Texas’ child welfare agency removed a webpage that offered resources to LGBTQ youth following complaints by one of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s GOP primary

Texas Removes Non-Discrimination Language From Foster Care Bill of Rights

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Earlier this year, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services quietly removed and significantly altered anti-discrimination language from a document informing foster kids of their constitutional rights. Called the Foster Care Bill of Rights, this document is required by the state to be read to any child

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