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Transgender Inmates

Three transgender inmates sued Texas in federal court, claiming it enforces an unconstitutional law that prohibits people from legally changing their names to comport with their genders while they are in prison or on community supervision, and within two years of their release.

AUSTIN, Texas — Three transgender inmates brought a federal complaint against Texas, claiming it enforces an unconstitutional law that prohibits people from legally changing their names to comport with their genders while they are in prison or on community supervision, and within two years of their release.

Categories / Civil Rights, Criminal

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