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Monday, January 29, 2018 – Austin
AG Paxton Stands Committed to Honoring the Dignity of the Unborn and Defending Texas Law on the Humane Disposition of Fetal Remains
“Texas values the dignity of the remains of the unborn and believes that fetal tissue should be disposed of properly and humanely,” Attorney General Paxton said. “My office will continue to fight to uphold the constitutionality of the new law, which simply prevents fetal remains from being treated as medical waste.”

Monday, January 29, 2018 – Austin
AG Paxton’s Child Exploitation Unit Arrests Waco Teacher for Possession of Child Pornography
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Waco Independent School District teacher Jeremy Luke Adler, 37, of Woodway, on one count of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Austin
AG Paxton’s Child Exploitation Unit Arrests Travis County Man for Online Solicitation of a Minor
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested 30-year-old Alberto Vazquez, of Austin, on one count of Online Solicitation of a Minor, a second-degree felony.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Austin
AG Paxton Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief in Support of Trump Administration’s Plan to Phase Out DACA
“Texas has successfully argued at all levels of the federal judiciary that the federal executive branch lacks the power to unilaterally grant lawful presence to unlawfully present aliens” Attorney General Paxton said. “Left intact, DACA would set a dangerous precedent by giving the executive branch sweeping authority to circumvent Congress and change our nation’s immigration laws. Today, consistent with the rule of law and the principle of separation of powers, Congress has an opportunity to act.”

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – Austin
AG Paxton Files Multi-State Brief to Prevent Federal Overreach
“We’re asking the 11th Circuit to uphold the lower court’s ruling and prevent overreach by the federal government,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Congress had every reason to believe that federal enforcement of the ADA against the states themselves was not necessary because every state in the union has a history of protecting disabled citizens from discrimination that pre-dates the ADA. Title II of the ADA provides legal recourse to any person alleging discrimination under the law, and that in itself serves as a substantial enforcement procedure.”

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