Texas Sues California Over Ban On State Employee Travel To States With Anti-LGBTQ Laws

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman

Texas filed a lawsuit on Monday against the state of California over its ban on official employee travel to states with laws it considers anti-LGBTQ — including Texas.

In the suit, filed in the U.S. Supreme Court, Texas claims California has “targeted” the state because “Texas protects the religious freedom of faith-based child welfare providers,” adding that California’s ban on state-sponsored travel amounts to “economic sanctions” against Texas.

“California is attempting to punish […]

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