Gregory Wayne Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American attorney who has served as the 48th governor of Texas since January 20, 2015. A member of the Republican Party, Abbott previously served as the 50th attorney general of Texas from 2002 to 2015. He is the third governor of any U.S. state to permanently use a wheelchair. He is also the first disabled governor in Texas history.
Judge Amy Clark Meachum A Travis County District Court has issued an injunction today (Friday, March 11) blocking the state of Texas from implementing Gov.
Greg Abbott’s directive ordering the Department of Family and Protective Services to launch child abuse investigations into families providing their trans children with access to gender-affirming medical care.
Abbott’s directive could have forced trans children in loving and supportive families to be placed in foster care and could have seen parents criminally charged with child abuse.