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Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACA

Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACA

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision to reject Trump administration's attempt to end the DACA program. 

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19

Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an appeal to block a federal court ruling this week that allows mail-in ballots for residents who are concerned abo [...]

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Texas AG says 'people can't sit on the sidelines with no job eternally' as gov moves to reopening 'phase two'

Texas AG says 'people can't sit on the sidelines with no job eternally' as gov moves to reopening 'phase two'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Monday that he was "encouraged" by the progress the state has made against the coronavirus as Gov. [...]

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Texas attorney general calls coronavirus restrictions

Texas attorney general calls coronavirus restrictions "orwellian," says cities and counties can't overrule governor

"Unfortunately, a few Texas counties and cities seem to have confused recommendations with requirements and have grossly exceeded state law to impose their own [...]

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Texas AG Paxton: Salon Owner's Release Means No Jail for Workers

Texas AG Paxton: Salon Owner's Release Means No Jail for Workers

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, commenting Dallas hair salon owner Shelley Luther's release from jail, said he hopes her case means "nobody has to be in pri [...]

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Ken Paxton, Texas AG: ‘Optimistic’ that salon owner Shelley Luther will be released from jail

Ken Paxton, Texas AG: ‘Optimistic’ that salon owner Shelley Luther will be released from jail

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday said he’s “optimistic” that Shelley Luther will be released from jail after Ms. Luther defied an order and opened [...]

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Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Owner Was a 'Shameful Abuse'

Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Owner Was a 'Shameful Abuse'

Greg Abbott and Ken Paxton called the jailing of a Dallas salon owner "excessive" and a "shameful abuse" as they called for her to release.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Calls For 'Immediate Release' Of Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for the "immediate release" of a Dallas salon owner who was arrested and sent to jail for opening her business in [...]

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Investigation: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Helped Donor Fight Coronavirus Lockout

Investigation: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Helped Donor Fight Coronavirus Lockout

When a county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to prevent the spread of COVID-19, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas Attorney Gene [...]

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North Texas Faith Leaders Opting Not to Hold in-Person Worship Services Yet

North Texas Faith Leaders Opting Not to Hold in-Person Worship Services Yet

Many faith groups have moved their services online since shelter-in-place orders went into effect in order to continue to reach congregations they can’t physic [...]

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Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas’ attorney general has accused the nation’s largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Attorney Ge [...]

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Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton Sued Over Stay-at-Home Order

Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton Sued Over Stay-at-Home Order

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton are being sued by a group of conservative activists and pastors for "imposing draconian, unconstitutiona [...]

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Texas AG claims Planned Parenthood requesting special treatment during coronavirus pandemic

Texas AG claims Planned Parenthood requesting special treatment during coronavirus pandemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has claimed that Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, is attempting to obtain "special" protections fo [...]

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AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Criminals In Harris County

AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Criminals In Harris County

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an intervention Sunday to prevent the release of thousands of criminals during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Texas Officials Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

Texas Officials Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

Texas AG Ken Paxton said on Monday abortions should not be performed unless the mother’s life is in danger during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Texas Coronavirus-Related Price Gouging Complaints Mounting Despite Threat of Prosecution

Texas Coronavirus-Related Price Gouging Complaints Mounting Despite Threat of Prosecution

Despite a warning by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that price gouging related to the Chinese coronavirus will be prosecuted, more than 300 complaints have [...]

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Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Twitter purported Tuesday to “fact check” two tweets by President Trump in which the president pointed out – accurately – that mail-in ballots present substant [...]

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Federal judge rules in favor of mail-in ballots in Texas, says 'lack of immunity' for COVID-19 a physical condition

Federal judge rules in favor of mail-in ballots in Texas, says 'lack of immunity' for COVID-19 a physical condition

Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general, said Tuesday that his office would appeal a federal court’s preliminary injunction that allows all registered voters in [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Asks Court to Block Mail-In Voting Over Virus Fears

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Asks Court to Block Mail-In Voting Over Virus Fears

Texas' Republican attorney general has asked the state's high court to order local election officials to reject applications to vote by mail from people concer [...]

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Paxton Issues Letter Expressing ‘Concerns’ About Dallas County Orders

Paxton Issues Letter Expressing ‘Concerns’ About Dallas County Orders

The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter Tuesday to leaders of three major metropolitan areas in the state, including Dallas County, that [...]

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After Ken Paxton Comments, Dallas County DA Says It's 'Disingenuous' To Connect Shelley Luther Case To Prosecuting Policy

After Ken Paxton Comments, Dallas County DA Says It's 'Disingenuous' To Connect Shelley Luther Case To Prosecuting Policy

Dallas County DA John Creuzot says it is "disingenuous" to connect the case of Shelley Luther to his prosecuting policies after Texas AG Ken Paxton mentioned t [...]

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Texas AG calls for release of salon owner jailed amid coronavirus lockdown

Texas AG calls for release of salon owner jailed amid coronavirus lockdown

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton called for the immediate release of a beauty salon owner who was sentenced to seven days in the slammer for operating her bus [...]

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Ken Paxton to Newsmax TV: Dallas Judge 'Abused His Discretion' Jailing Salon Owner

Ken Paxton to Newsmax TV: Dallas Judge 'Abused His Discretion' Jailing Salon Owner

Dallas judge Eric Moye "abused his discretion" in sentencing salon owner Shelley Luthor to serve seven days in jail for opening her business despite the govern [...]

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Texas Attorney General Helped Donor Fight Virus Lockout

Texas Attorney General Helped Donor Fight Virus Lockout

When a small county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas At [...]

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AP Exclusive: Texas AG helped donor fight virus lockout

When a small county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas At [...]

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Texas AG on state's reopening plan: 'I trust Texans to make great decisions'

Texas AG on state's reopening plan: 'I trust Texans to make great decisions'

Texas is ready to get back to work, Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton said Saturday.

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Texas AG Ken Paxton: Dems Hope to Loosen Voting Rules to Turn State Blue

Texas AG Ken Paxton: Dems Hope to Loosen Voting Rules to Turn State Blue

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told Breitbart News Tonight that he will continue to battle the attempts to force mail-in voting.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expects Abortion Ban Will Reach Supreme Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expects Abortion Ban Will Reach Supreme Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he's committed to defending the state's near-total ban on abortion all the way to the Supreme Court.

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Texas to appeal ruling over abortions during COVID-19 pandemic

Texas to appeal ruling over abortions during COVID-19 pandemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said his office will appeal a decision by a district court to halt the governor’s order banning most elective abortions durin [...]

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Texas AG: Counties Can't Stop Gun Sales During Coronavirus Emergency

Texas AG: Counties Can't Stop Gun Sales During Coronavirus Emergency

Texas AG Ken Paxton (R) says local governments cannot act to shut down gun sales in their municipalities and counties during the coronavirus emergency.

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Texas, Ohio Halt Abortion Clinics Amid Coronavirus

Texas, Ohio Halt Abortion Clinics Amid Coronavirus

Texas on Monday ordered a halt on surgical abortion procedures because of the growing coronavirus epidemic, two days after officials in Ohio issued a similar o [...]

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Judge ramps up Texas mail-in voting amid coronavirus outbreak; AG vows to appeal

Judge ramps up Texas mail-in voting amid coronavirus outbreak; AG vows to appeal

A court ruling by a federal judge on Tuesday has expanded mail-in voting amidst fears of the coronavirus to all of the state's voters, but Republican Attorney [...]

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In Ballots

Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In Ballots

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says fear of contracting COVID-19 does not qualify residents for mail-in ballots even as the pandemic continues.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sends Warning To Dallas County About 'Unlawful Restrictions'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sends Warning To Dallas County About 'Unlawful Restrictions'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sent a stern warning to Dallas County about "unconstitutional and unlawful restrictions" that he says conflict with the g [...]

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Texas AG Paxton on 'outrageous' case of jailed salon owner: 'We're in America, not China'

Texas AG Paxton on 'outrageous' case of jailed salon owner: 'We're in America, not China'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday reacted to the "outrageous" decision by a judge to order jail time for a Dallas salon owner who refused to close [...]

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Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free

Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free "unjustly jailed" salon owner who violated stay-at-home

Texas Governor Greg Abbott also joined Attorney General Ken Paxton in calling for the jail sentence to be commuted.

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AG Paxton, Gov. Abbott Call for Release of Dallas Salon Owner

AG Paxton, Gov. Abbott Call for Release of Dallas Salon Owner

Attorney General Ken Paxton is calling for the immediate release of a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for opening her business despite the order to keep it c [...]

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DMN Opinion: Dallas Faith Leaders: Freedom of Religion is Not Absolute

DMN Opinion: Dallas Faith Leaders: Freedom of Religion is Not Absolute

This column is part of The Dallas Morning News’ ongoing opinion commentary on faith, called Living Our Faith. Find this week’s reader question and get weekly r [...]

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Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton Announce Guidance for Houses of Worship as Texas Reopens

Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton Announce Guidance for Houses of Worship as Texas Reopens

Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton have issued an updated guidance regarding the effect of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18 on religio [...]

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Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas' attorney general has accused the nation's largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Republican [...]

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Texas AG says court ruling gives prisoners coronavirus supplies at expense of first responders

Texas AG says court ruling gives prisoners coronavirus supplies at expense of first responders

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday slammed a federal judge’s ruling that he said prioritizes prison inmates over first responders on the front lines o [...]

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Judge: Texas cannot stop abortion access during lockdown

Judge: Texas cannot stop abortion access during lockdown

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, last week announced that abortion providers were covered by a state order that required postponement of non-ur [...]

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Gun Sales Should Not Be Restricted During Emergencies, AG Says

Gun Sales Should Not Be Restricted During Emergencies, AG Says

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the sale of firearms should not be restricted during an emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read full article: Gun Sales Should Not Be Restricted Durin...→
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Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...]

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Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACA

Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACA

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision to reject Trump administration's attempt to end the DACA program. 

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Federal judge rules in favor of mail-in ballots in Texas, says 'lack of immunity' for COVID-19 a physical condition

Federal judge rules in favor of mail-in ballots in Texas, says 'lack of immunity' for COVID-19 a physical condition

Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general, said Tuesday that his office would appeal a federal court’s preliminary injunction that allows all registered voters in [...]

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Texas AG says 'people can't sit on the sidelines with no job eternally' as gov moves to reopening 'phase two'

Texas AG says 'people can't sit on the sidelines with no job eternally' as gov moves to reopening 'phase two'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Monday that he was "encouraged" by the progress the state has made against the coronavirus as Gov. [...]

Read full article: Texas AG says 'people can't sit on the s...→
Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In Ballots

Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In Ballots

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says fear of contracting COVID-19 does not qualify residents for mail-in ballots even as the pandemic continues.

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Paxton Issues Letter Expressing ‘Concerns’ About Dallas County Orders

Paxton Issues Letter Expressing ‘Concerns’ About Dallas County Orders

The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter Tuesday to leaders of three major metropolitan areas in the state, including Dallas County, that [...]

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Texas AG Paxton: Salon Owner's Release Means No Jail for Workers

Texas AG Paxton: Salon Owner's Release Means No Jail for Workers

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, commenting Dallas hair salon owner Shelley Luther's release from jail, said he hopes her case means "nobody has to be in pri [...]

Read full article: Texas AG Paxton: Salon Owner's Release M...→
Texas AG Paxton on 'outrageous' case of jailed salon owner: 'We're in America, not China'

Texas AG Paxton on 'outrageous' case of jailed salon owner: 'We're in America, not China'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday reacted to the "outrageous" decision by a judge to order jail time for a Dallas salon owner who refused to close [...]

Read full article: Texas AG Paxton on 'outrageous' case of ...→
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Texas AG calls for release of salon owner jailed amid coronavirus lockdown

Texas AG calls for release of salon owner jailed amid coronavirus lockdown

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton called for the immediate release of a beauty salon owner who was sentenced to seven days in the slammer for operating her bus [...]

Read full article: Texas AG calls for release of salon owne...→
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Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Owner Was a 'Shameful Abuse'

Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Owner Was a 'Shameful Abuse'

Greg Abbott and Ken Paxton called the jailing of a Dallas salon owner "excessive" and a "shameful abuse" as they called for her to release.

Read full article: Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Ow...→
AG Paxton, Gov. Abbott Call for Release of Dallas Salon Owner

AG Paxton, Gov. Abbott Call for Release of Dallas Salon Owner

Attorney General Ken Paxton is calling for the immediate release of a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for opening her business despite the order to keep it c [...]

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Texas Attorney General Helped Donor Fight Virus Lockout

Texas Attorney General Helped Donor Fight Virus Lockout

When a small county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas At [...]

Read full article: Texas Attorney General Helped Donor Figh...→
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Investigation: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Helped Donor Fight Coronavirus Lockout

Investigation: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Helped Donor Fight Coronavirus Lockout

When a county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to prevent the spread of COVID-19, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas Attorney Gene [...]

Read full article: Investigation: Texas Attorney General Ke...→
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Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton Announce Guidance for Houses of Worship as Texas Reopens

Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton Announce Guidance for Houses of Worship as Texas Reopens

Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton have issued an updated guidance regarding the effect of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18 on religio [...]

Read full article: Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton Announce Guidanc...→
Texas AG on state's reopening plan: 'I trust Texans to make great decisions'

Texas AG on state's reopening plan: 'I trust Texans to make great decisions'

Texas is ready to get back to work, Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton said Saturday.

Read full article: Texas AG on state's reopening plan: 'I t...→
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Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas’ attorney general has accused the nation’s largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Attorney Ge [...]

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Texas AG says court ruling gives prisoners coronavirus supplies at expense of first responders

Texas AG says court ruling gives prisoners coronavirus supplies at expense of first responders

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday slammed a federal judge’s ruling that he said prioritizes prison inmates over first responders on the front lines o [...]

Read full article: Texas AG says court ruling gives prisone...→
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expects Abortion Ban Will Reach Supreme Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expects Abortion Ban Will Reach Supreme Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he's committed to defending the state's near-total ban on abortion all the way to the Supreme Court.

Read full article: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expect...→
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Texas AG claims Planned Parenthood requesting special treatment during coronavirus pandemic

Texas AG claims Planned Parenthood requesting special treatment during coronavirus pandemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has claimed that Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, is attempting to obtain "special" protections fo [...]

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Judge: Texas cannot stop abortion access during lockdown

Judge: Texas cannot stop abortion access during lockdown

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, last week announced that abortion providers were covered by a state order that required postponement of non-ur [...]

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Texas AG: Counties Can't Stop Gun Sales During Coronavirus Emergency

Texas AG: Counties Can't Stop Gun Sales During Coronavirus Emergency

Texas AG Ken Paxton (R) says local governments cannot act to shut down gun sales in their municipalities and counties during the coronavirus emergency.

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Texas Officials Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

Texas Officials Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

Texas AG Ken Paxton said on Monday abortions should not be performed unless the mother’s life is in danger during the coronavirus outbreak.

Read full article: Texas Officials Halt Abortion During Cor...→
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Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...]

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Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Twitter purported Tuesday to “fact check” two tweets by President Trump in which the president pointed out – accurately – that mail-in ballots present substant [...]

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19

Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an appeal to block a federal court ruling this week that allows mail-in ballots for residents who are concerned abo [...]

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Judge ramps up Texas mail-in voting amid coronavirus outbreak; AG vows to appeal

Judge ramps up Texas mail-in voting amid coronavirus outbreak; AG vows to appeal

A court ruling by a federal judge on Tuesday has expanded mail-in voting amidst fears of the coronavirus to all of the state's voters, but Republican Attorney [...]

Read full article: Judge ramps up Texas mail-in voting amid...→
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Asks Court to Block Mail-In Voting Over Virus Fears

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Asks Court to Block Mail-In Voting Over Virus Fears

Texas' Republican attorney general has asked the state's high court to order local election officials to reject applications to vote by mail from people concer [...]

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Texas attorney general calls coronavirus restrictions

Texas attorney general calls coronavirus restrictions "orwellian," says cities and counties can't overrule governor

"Unfortunately, a few Texas counties and cities seem to have confused recommendations with requirements and have grossly exceeded state law to impose their own [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sends Warning To Dallas County About 'Unlawful Restrictions'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sends Warning To Dallas County About 'Unlawful Restrictions'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sent a stern warning to Dallas County about "unconstitutional and unlawful restrictions" that he says conflict with the g [...]

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After Ken Paxton Comments, Dallas County DA Says It's 'Disingenuous' To Connect Shelley Luther Case To Prosecuting Policy

After Ken Paxton Comments, Dallas County DA Says It's 'Disingenuous' To Connect Shelley Luther Case To Prosecuting Policy

Dallas County DA John Creuzot says it is "disingenuous" to connect the case of Shelley Luther to his prosecuting policies after Texas AG Ken Paxton mentioned t [...]

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Ken Paxton, Texas AG: ‘Optimistic’ that salon owner Shelley Luther will be released from jail

Ken Paxton, Texas AG: ‘Optimistic’ that salon owner Shelley Luther will be released from jail

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday said he’s “optimistic” that Shelley Luther will be released from jail after Ms. Luther defied an order and opened [...]

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Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free

Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free "unjustly jailed" salon owner who violated stay-at-home

Texas Governor Greg Abbott also joined Attorney General Ken Paxton in calling for the jail sentence to be commuted.

Read full article: Texas AG faces backlash for telling judg...→
Ken Paxton to Newsmax TV: Dallas Judge 'Abused His Discretion' Jailing Salon Owner

Ken Paxton to Newsmax TV: Dallas Judge 'Abused His Discretion' Jailing Salon Owner

Dallas judge Eric Moye "abused his discretion" in sentencing salon owner Shelley Luthor to serve seven days in jail for opening her business despite the govern [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Calls For 'Immediate Release' Of Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for the "immediate release" of a Dallas salon owner who was arrested and sent to jail for opening her business in [...]

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DMN Opinion: Dallas Faith Leaders: Freedom of Religion is Not Absolute

DMN Opinion: Dallas Faith Leaders: Freedom of Religion is Not Absolute

This column is part of The Dallas Morning News’ ongoing opinion commentary on faith, called Living Our Faith. Find this week’s reader question and get weekly r [...]

Read full article: DMN Opinion: Dallas Faith Leaders: Freed...→

AP Exclusive: Texas AG helped donor fight virus lockout

When a small county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas At [...]

Read full article: AP Exclusive: Texas AG helped donor figh...→
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North Texas Faith Leaders Opting Not to Hold in-Person Worship Services Yet

North Texas Faith Leaders Opting Not to Hold in-Person Worship Services Yet

Many faith groups have moved their services online since shelter-in-place orders went into effect in order to continue to reach congregations they can’t physic [...]

Read full article: North Texas Faith Leaders Opting Not to ...→
Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas' attorney general has accused the nation's largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Republican [...]

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  • #Ken Paxton
Texas AG Ken Paxton: Dems Hope to Loosen Voting Rules to Turn State Blue

Texas AG Ken Paxton: Dems Hope to Loosen Voting Rules to Turn State Blue

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told Breitbart News Tonight that he will continue to battle the attempts to force mail-in voting.

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Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton Sued Over Stay-at-Home Order

Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton Sued Over Stay-at-Home Order

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton are being sued by a group of conservative activists and pastors for "imposing draconian, unconstitutiona [...]

Read full article: Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton Sued Over S...→
Texas to appeal ruling over abortions during COVID-19 pandemic

Texas to appeal ruling over abortions during COVID-19 pandemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said his office will appeal a decision by a district court to halt the governor’s order banning most elective abortions durin [...]

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AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Criminals In Harris County

AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Criminals In Harris County

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an intervention Sunday to prevent the release of thousands of criminals during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent ...→
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Gun Sales Should Not Be Restricted During Emergencies, AG Says

Gun Sales Should Not Be Restricted During Emergencies, AG Says

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the sale of firearms should not be restricted during an emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Texas, Ohio Halt Abortion Clinics Amid Coronavirus

Texas, Ohio Halt Abortion Clinics Amid Coronavirus

Texas on Monday ordered a halt on surgical abortion procedures because of the growing coronavirus epidemic, two days after officials in Ohio issued a similar o [...]

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Texas Coronavirus-Related Price Gouging Complaints Mounting Despite Threat of Prosecution

Texas Coronavirus-Related Price Gouging Complaints Mounting Despite Threat of Prosecution

Despite a warning by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that price gouging related to the Chinese coronavirus will be prosecuted, more than 300 complaints have [...]

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Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACA

Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACA

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision to reject Trump administration's attempt to end the DACA program. 

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Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Twitter purported Tuesday to “fact check” two tweets by President Trump in which the president pointed out – accurately – that mail-in ballots present substant [...]

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19

Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an appeal to block a federal court ruling this week that allows mail-in ballots for residents who are concerned abo [...]

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Federal judge rules in favor of mail-in ballots in Texas, says 'lack of immunity' for COVID-19 a physical condition

Federal judge rules in favor of mail-in ballots in Texas, says 'lack of immunity' for COVID-19 a physical condition

Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general, said Tuesday that his office would appeal a federal court’s preliminary injunction that allows all registered voters in [...]

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Judge ramps up Texas mail-in voting amid coronavirus outbreak; AG vows to appeal

Judge ramps up Texas mail-in voting amid coronavirus outbreak; AG vows to appeal

A court ruling by a federal judge on Tuesday has expanded mail-in voting amidst fears of the coronavirus to all of the state's voters, but Republican Attorney [...]

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Texas AG says 'people can't sit on the sidelines with no job eternally' as gov moves to reopening 'phase two'

Texas AG says 'people can't sit on the sidelines with no job eternally' as gov moves to reopening 'phase two'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Monday that he was "encouraged" by the progress the state has made against the coronavirus as Gov. [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Asks Court to Block Mail-In Voting Over Virus Fears

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Asks Court to Block Mail-In Voting Over Virus Fears

Texas' Republican attorney general has asked the state's high court to order local election officials to reject applications to vote by mail from people concer [...]

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In Ballots

Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In Ballots

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says fear of contracting COVID-19 does not qualify residents for mail-in ballots even as the pandemic continues.

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Texas attorney general calls coronavirus restrictions

Texas attorney general calls coronavirus restrictions "orwellian," says cities and counties can't overrule governor

"Unfortunately, a few Texas counties and cities seem to have confused recommendations with requirements and have grossly exceeded state law to impose their own [...]

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Paxton Issues Letter Expressing ‘Concerns’ About Dallas County Orders

Paxton Issues Letter Expressing ‘Concerns’ About Dallas County Orders

The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter Tuesday to leaders of three major metropolitan areas in the state, including Dallas County, that [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sends Warning To Dallas County About 'Unlawful Restrictions'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sends Warning To Dallas County About 'Unlawful Restrictions'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sent a stern warning to Dallas County about "unconstitutional and unlawful restrictions" that he says conflict with the g [...]

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Texas AG Paxton: Salon Owner's Release Means No Jail for Workers

Texas AG Paxton: Salon Owner's Release Means No Jail for Workers

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, commenting Dallas hair salon owner Shelley Luther's release from jail, said he hopes her case means "nobody has to be in pri [...]

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After Ken Paxton Comments, Dallas County DA Says It's 'Disingenuous' To Connect Shelley Luther Case To Prosecuting Policy

After Ken Paxton Comments, Dallas County DA Says It's 'Disingenuous' To Connect Shelley Luther Case To Prosecuting Policy

Dallas County DA John Creuzot says it is "disingenuous" to connect the case of Shelley Luther to his prosecuting policies after Texas AG Ken Paxton mentioned t [...]

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Texas AG Paxton on 'outrageous' case of jailed salon owner: 'We're in America, not China'

Texas AG Paxton on 'outrageous' case of jailed salon owner: 'We're in America, not China'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday reacted to the "outrageous" decision by a judge to order jail time for a Dallas salon owner who refused to close [...]

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Ken Paxton, Texas AG: ‘Optimistic’ that salon owner Shelley Luther will be released from jail

Ken Paxton, Texas AG: ‘Optimistic’ that salon owner Shelley Luther will be released from jail

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday said he’s “optimistic” that Shelley Luther will be released from jail after Ms. Luther defied an order and opened [...]

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Texas AG calls for release of salon owner jailed amid coronavirus lockdown

Texas AG calls for release of salon owner jailed amid coronavirus lockdown

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton called for the immediate release of a beauty salon owner who was sentenced to seven days in the slammer for operating her bus [...]

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Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free

Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free "unjustly jailed" salon owner who violated stay-at-home

Texas Governor Greg Abbott also joined Attorney General Ken Paxton in calling for the jail sentence to be commuted.

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Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Owner Was a 'Shameful Abuse'

Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Owner Was a 'Shameful Abuse'

Greg Abbott and Ken Paxton called the jailing of a Dallas salon owner "excessive" and a "shameful abuse" as they called for her to release.

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Ken Paxton to Newsmax TV: Dallas Judge 'Abused His Discretion' Jailing Salon Owner

Ken Paxton to Newsmax TV: Dallas Judge 'Abused His Discretion' Jailing Salon Owner

Dallas judge Eric Moye "abused his discretion" in sentencing salon owner Shelley Luthor to serve seven days in jail for opening her business despite the govern [...]

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AG Paxton, Gov. Abbott Call for Release of Dallas Salon Owner

AG Paxton, Gov. Abbott Call for Release of Dallas Salon Owner

Attorney General Ken Paxton is calling for the immediate release of a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for opening her business despite the order to keep it c [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Calls For 'Immediate Release' Of Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for the "immediate release" of a Dallas salon owner who was arrested and sent to jail for opening her business in [...]

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Texas Attorney General Helped Donor Fight Virus Lockout

Texas Attorney General Helped Donor Fight Virus Lockout

When a small county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas At [...]

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DMN Opinion: Dallas Faith Leaders: Freedom of Religion is Not Absolute

DMN Opinion: Dallas Faith Leaders: Freedom of Religion is Not Absolute

This column is part of The Dallas Morning News’ ongoing opinion commentary on faith, called Living Our Faith. Find this week’s reader question and get weekly r [...]

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Investigation: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Helped Donor Fight Coronavirus Lockout

Investigation: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Helped Donor Fight Coronavirus Lockout

When a county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to prevent the spread of COVID-19, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas Attorney Gene [...]

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AP Exclusive: Texas AG helped donor fight virus lockout

When a small county in the Colorado mountains banished everyone but locals to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, an unlikely outsider raised a fuss: Texas At [...]

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Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton Announce Guidance for Houses of Worship as Texas Reopens

Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton Announce Guidance for Houses of Worship as Texas Reopens

Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton have issued an updated guidance regarding the effect of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18 on religio [...]

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North Texas Faith Leaders Opting Not to Hold in-Person Worship Services Yet

North Texas Faith Leaders Opting Not to Hold in-Person Worship Services Yet

Many faith groups have moved their services online since shelter-in-place orders went into effect in order to continue to reach congregations they can’t physic [...]

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Texas AG on state's reopening plan: 'I trust Texans to make great decisions'

Texas AG on state's reopening plan: 'I trust Texans to make great decisions'

Texas is ready to get back to work, Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton said Saturday.

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Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas' attorney general has accused the nation's largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Republican [...]

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Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas’ attorney general has accused the nation’s largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Attorney Ge [...]

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Texas AG Ken Paxton: Dems Hope to Loosen Voting Rules to Turn State Blue

Texas AG Ken Paxton: Dems Hope to Loosen Voting Rules to Turn State Blue

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told Breitbart News Tonight that he will continue to battle the attempts to force mail-in voting.

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Texas AG says court ruling gives prisoners coronavirus supplies at expense of first responders

Texas AG says court ruling gives prisoners coronavirus supplies at expense of first responders

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday slammed a federal judge’s ruling that he said prioritizes prison inmates over first responders on the front lines o [...]

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Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton Sued Over Stay-at-Home Order

Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton Sued Over Stay-at-Home Order

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton are being sued by a group of conservative activists and pastors for "imposing draconian, unconstitutiona [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expects Abortion Ban Will Reach Supreme Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expects Abortion Ban Will Reach Supreme Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he's committed to defending the state's near-total ban on abortion all the way to the Supreme Court.

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Texas AG claims Planned Parenthood requesting special treatment during coronavirus pandemic

Texas AG claims Planned Parenthood requesting special treatment during coronavirus pandemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has claimed that Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, is attempting to obtain "special" protections fo [...]

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Texas to appeal ruling over abortions during COVID-19 pandemic

Texas to appeal ruling over abortions during COVID-19 pandemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said his office will appeal a decision by a district court to halt the governor’s order banning most elective abortions durin [...]

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Judge: Texas cannot stop abortion access during lockdown

Judge: Texas cannot stop abortion access during lockdown

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, last week announced that abortion providers were covered by a state order that required postponement of non-ur [...]

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AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Criminals In Harris County

AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Criminals In Harris County

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an intervention Sunday to prevent the release of thousands of criminals during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Texas AG: Counties Can't Stop Gun Sales During Coronavirus Emergency

Texas AG: Counties Can't Stop Gun Sales During Coronavirus Emergency

Texas AG Ken Paxton (R) says local governments cannot act to shut down gun sales in their municipalities and counties during the coronavirus emergency.

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Gun Sales Should Not Be Restricted During Emergencies, AG Says

Gun Sales Should Not Be Restricted During Emergencies, AG Says

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the sale of firearms should not be restricted during an emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Texas Officials Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

Texas Officials Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

Texas AG Ken Paxton said on Monday abortions should not be performed unless the mother’s life is in danger during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Texas, Ohio Halt Abortion Clinics Amid Coronavirus

Texas, Ohio Halt Abortion Clinics Amid Coronavirus

Texas on Monday ordered a halt on surgical abortion procedures because of the growing coronavirus epidemic, two days after officials in Ohio issued a similar o [...]

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Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...]

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Texas Coronavirus-Related Price Gouging Complaints Mounting Despite Threat of Prosecution

Texas Coronavirus-Related Price Gouging Complaints Mounting Despite Threat of Prosecution

Despite a warning by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that price gouging related to the Chinese coronavirus will be prosecuted, more than 300 complaints have [...]

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