Judge blocks Texas investigating families of trans youth

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.

Race for Texas’ 30th Congressional runoff heats up

Former Congressional Staffer Jane Hope Hamilton got into the runoff against State Rep. Jasmine Crockett. But she’s coming from behind and hungry to win. Whoever wins the Democrats’ runoff for Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's seat will likely be the person to end up in it.

Mixed Texas ruling allows trans youth parent investigations

The Texas Supreme Court allowed the state to investigate parents of transgender youth for child abuse while also ruling in favor of one family that was among the first contacted by child welfare officials following an order by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.