AG Pax­ton Defends Ari­zona Anti-Eugen­ics Abor­tion Law

Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a 17-state coalition in filing an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in support of an Arizona law that prohibits abortions based solely on a prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis.

November 23, 2021 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Joins Coali­tion to Stop Ben & Jerry’s Boy­cott of Israel

Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with 12 states, sent a letter to Unilever PLC, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, to express concerns about the subsidiary company’s decision to engage in a boycott of the State of Israel, one of our nation’s closest and most reliable allies.

November 22, 2021 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Coali­tion to Stop Exper­i­men­ta­tion on Youth

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate coalition to defend against a challenge to Arkansas’ law that stops experimentation on children experiencing gender dysphoria.

November 22, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief Sup­port­ing Reli­gious Liberty

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate amicus brief in support of religious liberty, in a case that is pending in the Colorado Court of Appeals. Scardina v. Masterpiece Cakeshop is the second case brought against Jack Phillips, a baker, under state public accommodation laws—this time because he refused on religious grounds to make a custom cake celebrating a customer’s gender transition.

November 19, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Nation­wide Inves­ti­ga­tion Into Instagram’s Impact on Young People

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a nationwide investigation into Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, for providing and promoting its social media platform – Instagram – to children and young adults despite knowing that such use is associated with physical and mental health harms.

November 18, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Responds to Goli­ad County’s Bor­der Dis­as­ter Declaration

Attorney General Ken Paxton has provided a legal opinion in response to Goliad County Attorney Rob Baiamonte’s request for advice regarding a county judge’s authority to  make and terminate a local disaster declaration.

November 17, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Third Amend­ment in Antitrust Law­suit Against Google

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amended complaint alleging Google’s abuse of its monopoly power in online advertising.

November 16, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Coali­tion to Stop Title X Funds from Being Used for Abortions

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate coalition filing an amicus brief in federal court, seeking to prevent Title X funds from being used to subsidize abortions under a rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

November 16, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Law­suit Against Biden Administration’s Vac­cine Man­date for Health­care Workers

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration challenging its “Vaccine Mandate Rule.”

November 15, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Motion to Stop Biden’s Vac­cine Con­trac­tor Mandate

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to stop President Biden’s unlawful vaccine mandate against federal contractors

November 15, 2021 | Press Release