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Pax­ton Wins Major Case Defend­ing Texas’s Anti-Boy­cott-of-Israel Law

Attorney General Paxton has secured a victory in the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit while defending a Texas law that prohibits state funds from going to companies that boycott Israel.  

April 18, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Seeks Injunc­tion to Stop Unlaw­ful Enact­ment of $1.7 Tril­lion Omnibus Bill

Attorney General Paxton filed a motion for preliminary injunction to stop part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 from being implemented.

April 05, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden for Sign­ing Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al $1.7 Tril­lion Spend­ing Bill

Attorney General Paxton is suing President Biden and members of his Administration over the unlawful signing and implementation of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, which was the latest omnibus spending bill. 

February 15, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Urges Con­gress to Cur­tail the Biden Administration’s Use of Emer­gency Pow­ers to Imple­ment a Left-Wing Agenda

Attorney General Paxton has joined an Alabama-led letter sent to Congressional leaders, requesting that they put an end to the Biden Administration’s liberal use of emergency powers, especially by the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) and the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”).  

February 09, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief to Rein in Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al Fed­er­al Pow­er, Encour­ages U.S. Supreme Court to Cur­tail Exces­sive Agency Deference

Attorney General Paxton has joined an Oklahoma-led cert-stage amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that extended excessive deference to federal agencies.

September 16, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Slams Biden Admin­is­tra­tion for Its Rad­i­cal Attempt to Rede­fine Biol­o­gy, Destroy Con­sti­tu­tion­al Rights, and Under­mine Title IX

Attorney General Paxton sent a letter to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona pushing back against an ill-advised proposed federal rule that redefines sex based on “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” rather than objective reproductive biology. 

September 15, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Signs Women’s Bill of Rights to Affirm Basic Bio­log­i­cal Truths and Fight Back Against the Left’s Attempts to Rede­fine the Term Woman”

Attorney General Paxton has signed on as a supporter of the Women’s Bill of Rights, a document developed by the Independent Women’s Voice urging codification of the common sense and reality-based definition of a woman.

September 07, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins 21 States in Ami­cus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court to Reex­am­ine Spend­ing Clause Precedent

Attorney General Paxton joined an Indiana-led amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, with 22 states in all, in Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County v. Talevski, No. 21-806 (U.S.).

August 02, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion for Threat­en­ing to With­hold Nutri­tion Assis­tance for School Pro­grams that Do Not Adhere to Gen­der Iden­ti­ty” Policy

Attorney General Paxton joined 22 attorneys general in a lawsuit filed against the Biden Administration’s new guidance on sex discrimination for schools and programs that receive federal nutritional assistance.

July 26, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sup­ports SCO­TUS Peti­tion to Pro­tect Jurors, Defend Fed­er­al Death Penal­ty Statute

Attorney General Paxton joined a Kentucky-led amicus brief to support Ohio’s petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court in the capital case Shoop v. Cunningham, No. 21-1587.

July 26, 2022 | Press Release