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 […]
No single State has the authority to create standards & regulations for other States…When it comes to legislation that affects all States, those States must have a voice.” – Attorney General Ken Paxtonhttps://t.co/zzSFX5t1Yt
— Texas Attorney General (@TXAG) October 28, 2019
What? TX feels it’s unfair for California to implement state funded travel ban to states that support anti-LGBT policies. Yet, it’s totally fair for TX to practice discrimination against individuals for their sexual orientation under the guise of religion. https://t.co/LU7Yx8ZD4q
— RETIRED MASTER CHIEF⚓️ (@CMCRET) February 12, 2020