AG Paxton Asks 5th Circuit to Uphold Texas’ Sanctuary Cities Law

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton today said he was encouraged by the strong case his office presented at oral argument before a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in defense of Senate Bill 4, a common-sense measure that bans sanctuary cities in Texas. The Texas Legislature enacted Senate Bill 4 earlier this year to set a statewide policy of cooperation with federal immigration authorities enforcing the nation’s immigration laws. “I am encouraged by […]

Thirteen States Seek Nationwide Injunction Against Obama’s Bathroom Rules

Texas Leads 13-State Coalition to Block Directives Before the 2016–2017 School Year Begins The Texas Attorney General today filed a motion for a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice, and other federal agencies and officials. Texas is leading a 13-state coalition against the Obama Administration’s directive requiring public schools and employers across the country to open up all intimate areas (restrooms, locker rooms, etc.) to both sexes. “The […]