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Friday, December 8, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton Announces Temporary Injunction in Tech Support Scam Case
“My office will not tolerate deceptive sales tactics, especially those that utilize fear to make a buck,” Attorney General Paxton said. “We will do what is necessary to hold these fraudsters accountable for duping Texans out of their hard-earned money.”

Friday, December 8, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton: Victory in Lawsuit Protecting Tax Cuts for Homeowners
“I am grateful to the court for recognizing this school district’s attempt to siphon money away from Texas homeowners without their vote or consent,” Attorney General Paxton said. “My office will continue to fight local governments that ignore laws they do not like. We will continue to stand up for homeowners in these districts and voters across the state.”

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton: Wedding Cake Case Gives U.S. Supreme Court the Opportunity to Protect Religious Liberty
“Forcing Jack Phillips to create expression for and participate in a ceremony that violates his faith invades his First Amendment rights,” Attorney General Paxton said. “This is a landmark case. If courts allow the government to violate our first liberties of religious freedom and freedom of speech, no other liberty is safe.”

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton Defends Texas’ Voter ID Law at 5th Circuit
“We appreciated the opportunity to inform the 5th Circuit that the Legislature passed Senate Bill 5 last session to comply with the changes that this court ordered to the original voter ID law, Senate Bill 14, from 2011,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Those who challenged the voter ID law cannot identify one person who faces a substantial burden to voting under the reasonable-impediment exception of the revised law. We’re hopeful the 5th Circuit will uphold Texas’ common-sense voter ID law.”

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton’s Human Trafficking Unit Arrests Uvalde County Man in Sex Trafficking Case
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Human Trafficking Unit (HTU) of his office arrested 48-year-old Domingo Gonzalez of Uvalde on a warrant for Compelling Prostitution in Bexar County. Compelling prostitution is committed when a person knowingly causes another by force, threat or fraud to commit prostitution. It also occurs when a person causes, by any means, a child younger than 18 to commit prostitution regardless of whether the actor knew the age of the victim when the offense occurred.

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