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Transgender Texans

Distraught over orders to investigate trans kids’ families, Texas child welfare workers are resigning

Other investigators don’t want to follow an order they believe harms families but worry about the impact of a mass employee exodus on the state’s most vulnerable children.

Randa Mulanax and Morgan Davis both decided to leave the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. "Things are jus…

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Morgan Davis gave notice of his resignation on April 4, 2022, at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. "If…

A “heartbreaking” investigation

Inside the agency

Randa Mulanax decided to leave the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. "I knew that saying something interna…

Resignations and resistance

“I understood that things were going to get worse with me leaving. I’m leaving cases behind that have been reassigned two or three times and bounced around from supervisor to supervisor. But do I trade in my ethics and my morality?”

— DFPS supervisor Randa Mulanax
Morgan Davis' DFPS badge on Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2022.

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