Texas Attorney General
“Numerous lawyers stand ready to assist clerks defending their religious beliefs… and I will do everything I can from this office to be a public voice for those standing in defense of their rights.”
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging county clerks to not immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal.
Texas prison officials have acquired a small supply of pentobarbital to replenish their dwindling inventory of the execution drug so lethal injections set for next month in the nation’s most active death penalty state can be carried out.
As many as 10 trains weekly have been coming into Texas carrying a million gallons or more of Northern Plains crude oil that’s been involved in fiery derailments in the U.S. and Canada.
Republican Ken Paxton has been elected Texas attorney general.
Texas Roman Catholic Bishops have thrown their legal support behind the effort to reinstate the same sex marriage ban in Texas.
Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.
The Texas attorney general’s office says it is appealing a federal judge’s order stopping the state from executing two condemned inmates until prison officials disclose information about the supplier of a new batch of drugs that would be used to kill them.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is putting new emphasis on education in his campaign to replace Gov. Rick Perry.
The Texas attorney general’s office defended strict new state limits on abortion Monday by arguing at a court hearing that they seek to expressly protect “fetal life,” not just the safety of women terminating pregnancies.
Nearly two months after joining the U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced he’s pulling out of the suit after reaching a settlement.
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