Texas social workers can now turn away LGBTQ, disabled clients

A state regulatory board removed the discrimination protections following a recommendation from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.

Texas social workers can now turn away LGBTQ clients and those with a disability.

The state Board of Social Work Examiners voted unanimously to change a section of its code of conduct last week following a recommendation from Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, to remove protections for sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.

NBC News

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