Tag Archives: Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Rule

Texas Attorney general Ken Paxton

By Reese Oxner, The Texas Tribune Texas is suing the Biden administration over guidance released Monday telling the nation’s doctors they’re protected by federal law to terminate a pregnancy as part of emergency treatment — and threatening to defund hospitals that don’t perform these procedures. The Biden administration’s guidance states …

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Texas Sues CDC To Stop Mask Mandates On Planes

Ken Paxton

By Sneha Dey, The Texas Tribune Feb. 16, 2022 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne, R-Irving, are suing the Biden administration to end mask mandates on planes. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, argues that the mandate imposes a “restriction on travelers’ liberty interests.” Van Duyne’s district …

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President Biden’s 100-Day Deportation Pause Banned By Judge

President Joe Biden’s administration has been banned by U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on deportations. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton argued that the moratorium violated federal law and would cost the state of Texas more money. On his campaign trail, President Biden said he’d enforce …

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