AUSTIN – SB
14, a state law passed this year to prohibit drug and surgical “gender
transition” interventions for minors, goes into effect today, September
1. In a case challenging the statute, the Supreme Court of Texas denied
the plaintiffs’ motion to reinstate an injunction against enforcement of
OAG will continue to enforce the laws duly enacted by the Texas
Legislature and uphold the values of the people of Texas by doing
everything in its power to protect children from damaging, unproven
“gender transition” interventions.
Previously, a Travis County District Court judge issued a ruling enjoining the state from enforcing SB 14. The
Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) immediately filed an appeal that
stayed the ruling pending a decision by the Texas Supreme Court. That
Court denied the plaintiffs’ motion to reinstate the injunction while
the appeal remains pending, allowing the law to take effect on schedule.
Oral argument before the Texas Supreme Court will take place on