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Religious Freedom

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Files Pro-Reli­gious Lib­er­ty Ami­cus Brief with SCOTUS

Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate amicus brief in the U. S. Supreme Court in support of petitioners in Zhang Jingrong v. Chinese Anti-Cult World Alliance

June 22, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Coali­tion in Pro­tect­ing Reli­gious Liberty

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a 14-state coalition in defense of religious liberty in a case in which the state of New York sought to punish a photographer, Emilee Carpenter, who chose to not accept bookings for same-sex weddings. 

June 09, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton: San Anto­nio Agrees to Deliv­er Records Regard­ing the City’s Deci­sion to Ban Chick-fil‑A from Inter­na­tion­al Airport

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that his office reached an agreement with the City of San Antonio regarding an April 11 open records request for documents related to the City’s decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from the San Antonio International Airport based on the restaurant chain’s donations to religious ministries.

August 16, 2019 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Applauds SCO­TUS Deci­sion Pro­tect­ing Cross at Vet­er­ans Memorial

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that a cross may continue to mark a World War I veterans memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland.

June 20, 2019 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Requests Records on Chick-fil‑A Deci­sion by San Anto­nio City Council

Attorney General Ken Paxton today sent a second letter to the mayor and council members for the City of San Antonio, making an open records request for documents related to the Office of the Attorney General’s investigation of the City’s decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from the San Antonio International Airport.

April 11, 2019 | Press Release