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AG Pax­ton Leads 16-State Coali­tion Brief Ask­ing 7th Cir­cuit to Allow Indi­ana to Pro­tect the Health and Safe­ty of Women

Leading a coalition of 16 states, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit explaining why Indiana’s reasonable licensing requirements for abortion clinics are constitutional.

July 23, 2019 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Co-Authors 12-State Brief to Pro­tect Health and Safe­ty for Women

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a friend-of-the-court brief co-authored by Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, Jr. in the United States Supreme Court in June Medical Services v. Gee, which involves a legal challenge to Louisiana’s requirement that abortion doctors maintain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

June 25, 2019 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Applauds SCO­TUS Deci­sion Uphold­ing Indiana’s Law on the Humane Dis­po­si­tion of Fetal Remains

In overturning a lower court ruling, the Supreme Court held that a state has a “legitimate interest in proper disposal of fetal remains.”

May 28, 2019 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Office Asks Entire 5th Cir­cuit to Allow Texas to Pro­ceed with Defund­ing of Planned Parenthood

On behalf of Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, Texas Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins presented oral arguments today before the entire U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, demonstrating that individual Medicaid recipients cannot use lawsuits to force taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.

May 14, 2019 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti-State Coali­tion Brief Defend­ing Trump Admin­is­tra­tion Title X Fund­ing Rule to Pro­tect the Unborn

Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a multistate coalition brief defending a new Trump Administration rule for the Title X grant program which allows family planning services to cease providing abortion counseling and referral.

April 09, 2019 | Noteworthy