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Texas attorney general says state board can’t ban social workers from discriminating against people who are LGBTQ or have a disability

In a nonbinding opinion, Ken Paxton said the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council doesn’t have the authority to punish social workers who refuse service to clients based on their sexual orientation, gender identity or disability status.

Activists and members of Austin's LGBT community gathered on the steps of the capitol to celebrate the anniversary of the 19…
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