In 75th Legal Action Against the Biden Admin­is­tra­tion, Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Sues Over Ille­gal EEOC Reg­u­la­to­ry Guid­ance Man­dat­ing Gen­der Iden­ti­ty” Accom­mo­da­tions in the Workplace

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, and other officials in the Biden Administration to stop an unlawful attempt to redefine federal law through agency guidance.

May 21, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Secures Tem­po­rary Restrain­ing Order Against Biden Admin­is­tra­tion, Stop­ping Unlaw­ful ATF Rule from Tak­ing Effect

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has secured a temporary restraining order from a federal judge that prevents an unlawful rule promulgated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”) from taking effect while the case is litigated.

May 19, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Files for Stay and Injunc­tion to Stop Biden Administration’s Assault on Women’s Rights and Title IX

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an amended complaint along with a motion for a stay of agency action and a preliminary injunction in his lawsuit against the Biden Administration’s attempt to unlawfully remove protections for women in educational institutions under Title IX.

May 14, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Launch­es Landown­er Com­pen­sa­tion Pro­gram for Those Affect­ed by Bor­der Crime

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has launched the Landowner Compensation Program for Texans adversely affected by border-related crimes. The Landowner Compensation Program will provide compensation for damage to real property on agricultural land caused by trespass in connection with a border crime.

May 09, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Secures Impor­tant Win in Cen­sor­ship Law­suit Against Biden Administration

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton secured an important victory in an ongoing lawsuit against the Biden Administration for unlawfully censoring American media companies.

May 08, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Releas­es Announce­ment Rais­ing Aware­ness of Fen­tanyl Epi­dem­ic Harm­ing Texas Communities

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a public service announcement to raise awareness about the increasingly deadly consequences of the ongoing fentanyl epidemic afflicting Texas and the rest of the country.

May 08, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Seeks Injunc­tion Halt­ing Bor­der NGO’s Sys­temic Crim­i­nal Con­duct in Texas

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an application for a Temporary Injunction against Annunciation House to halt its systemic criminal conduct in Texas.

May 08, 2024 | Press Release

Office of Texas Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Secures Mur­der Con­vic­tion in Fayette County

On Friday, April 19, 2024, after three days of testimony and closing arguments by the parties, a jury found Charles Lee Tillman, Jr. guilty of murder in the 155th Judicial District Court of Fayette County, Texas.

May 07, 2024 | Press Release

State­ment From Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton After Austin City Coun­cil Threat­ens Non­com­pli­ance with Texas Law Pro­hibit­ing Gen­der Tran­si­tion” Treat­ments For Children

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued the following statement reminding the City of Austin of the obligations Texas municipalities have to follow all state laws relating to prohibited treatments for children.

May 02, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Leads Mul­ti­state Coali­tion Suing Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Over Unlaw­ful Ban On Pri­vate Firearms Sales

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading a multistate coalition including Louisiana, Missouri, and Utah to sue the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) of the U.S. Department of Justice for unlawfully attempting to abridge Americans’ constitutional right to privately buy and sell firearms.

May 01, 2024 | Press Release