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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Over 2,000 Sign Petition Opposing Ted Cruz's Comments on Texas Transgender Custody Case

From Dallas News:

More than 2,000 parents and advocates say they oppose Sen. Ted Cruz’s comments calling a Dallas mother’s support for her child’s gender transition "abuse,” according to a letter from the Human Rights Campaign to the Texas Republican.

The letter, written by the Human Rights Campaign, states that Cruz’s remarks in response to the custody case of a Dallas 7-year-old whose mother says is a transgender girl are “harmful and medically unfounded.” It was posted earlier this week and signed by 2,014 people across the U.S., including at least 276 Texans, as of Thursday evening. The letter will be available to sign until around Friday afternoon, said Nick Morrow, deputy communications director for the HRC.

“Your comments accusing parents of transgender and non-binary children of ‘child abuse’ betrays your office, your responsibilities and all sense of decency,” the letter states.

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Posted by: Family Law | Nov 8, 2019 3:56:04 AM

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