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Gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender kids would be considered child abuse under Texas Senate bill

The upper chamber Wednesday passed Senate Bill 1646, which is among several other bills that advocacy groups say erode the rights of transgender Texans. But it’s unclear what the legislation’s chances are in the House.

People hold up a transgender flag at an event held by Equality Texas at the Capitol on April 14, 2021 in Austin.

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