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I am glad that the court dismissed these utterly meritless charges against my first assistant and sent the clear message that I work for Texas, not for unelected bureaucrats at the State Bar.
Found on FOX News 13 days ago
I am extremely proud of the exceptional work done by my office's newly formed Cold Case and Missing Persons Unit, my office diligently worked across state lines to uncover the mystery surrounding Holly's disappearance.
Found on CNN 3 months ago
It is not only concerning that Austin ISD students were reportedly being asked to keep sexual materials being discussed confidential; but it is also illegal under Texas State Law. The Texas Legislature has made it very clear that when it comes to sex education, parents—not school districts—are in charge. I will continue to stand up for the children of Texas. The controversial sexual agenda of the radical left does not belong in the classroom and these types of issues should most certainly not be discussed behind the backs of parents.
The federal government does not have the authority to govern the medical profession and set family policies, including what may constitute child abuse in state family law courts, it is time for the Biden Administration to quit forcing their political agenda.
Found on CNN 6 months ago
Biden's repeated disregard of the individual liberties of Texans is not only disrespectful to the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Constitution, it is also troublesome that any president thinks they can act above the law while hardworking Americans standby, president Biden can not continue governing through executive edicts. Now is the time to strike down President Biden administration's air-travel mask mandate.
Biden’s repeated disregard of the individual liberties of Texans is not only disrespectful to the U.S. Constitution, it is also troublesome that any president thinks they can act above the law while hardworking Americans standby, president Biden cannot continue governing through executive edicts. Now is the time to strike down his administration’s air-travel mask mandate. I’m proud to stand alongside my friend Congresswoman Van Duyne and her counsel at TPPF to protect Texans’ liberty and the rule of law.
Thanks to the Court of Criminal Appeals’ Stephens v. State decision, Texans will now have to rely on Democrat local officials in blue strongholds to enforce election integrity, we know that will never happen. Not only is the court wrong on the law – in fact, I recently filed a motion for rehearing – but its decision makes it much more likely for the left to steal Texas elections through illegal means.
The reason they think they're fundamentally sound is because they don’t view following federal law as a requirement for them, they think that because he’s president they don’t have to follow the law. Well, that’s the way the Constitution was set up if they pass a law we all have to follow it so he is subject to the same laws as everybody else.
I think their claims are absolutely false, i think that will be shown in court. The Obama administration claimed the exact same thing, and we ended up winning.
Found on FOX News 10 months ago
I think it’s laughable, the reality is the court system was created so that we would address things in a civil manner -- which is in court -- and not go harm each other. You could argue that the harm being done before this law was babies being killed … and now, all of that’s going to be addressed civilly as opposed to just allowing the bludgeoning of these babies.
The decision to openly violate state law and devote district resources to defending Superintendent Martinez's unlawful actions is irresponsible, but if school districts decide to use their limited funding to try to get away with breaking the law, my office will oppose them and uphold the rule of law in Texas.
The district court's order undermines our election security, disrupts the democratic process, and will only lead to voter confusion. It can not stand, mail-in ballots are particularly vulnerable to fraud. Protections that ensure their security must be upheld and my office will continue to fight for safe, free and fair elections.
I applaud the Supreme Court for following the law and refusing to order mail-in balloting that the Texas Legislature has forbidden. Universal mail-in ballots, which are notoriously vulnerable to fraud, would only lead to greater election fraud and disenfranchise lawful voters, state election officials have many options available to safely and securely hold elections without risking widespread fraud. My office will continue to fight for safe, free and fair elections.
CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Election officials have a duty to reject mail-in ballot applications from voters who are not entitled to vote by mail. In-person voting is the surest way to maintain the integrity of our elections, prevent voter fraud and guarantee that every voter is who they claim to be.
Today's ruling enjoining Obamacare halts an unconstitutional exertion of federal power over the American health care system while our multistate coalition lawsuit works its way through the courts, our lawsuit seeks to effectively repeal Obamacare, which will give President Donald Trump and Congress the opportunity to replace the failed social experiment with a plan that ensures Texans and all Americans will again have greater choice about what health coverage President Trump and Congress need and who will be President Trump and Congress doctor.
We're now very confident that DACA will soon meet the same fate as the Obama-era Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program, which the courts blocked after I led another state coalition challenging its constitutionality, our lawsuit is vital to restoring the rule of law to our nation's immigration system.
Our lawsuit is about the rule of law, not the wisdom of any particular immigration policy, texas has argued for years that the federal executive branch lacks the power to unilaterally grant unlawfully present aliens lawful presence and work authorization.
Found on FOX News 4 years ago
The fact that a small group of professors dislike a law and speculate about a ‘chilling effect’ is hardly a valid basis to set the law aside.
Found on Reuters 5 years ago
The president’s revised immigration order is constitutional, lawful, addresses the 9thCircuit’s concerns and is a vital step in securing our borders, a temporary pause in the national refugee program will give the government time to review and determine how we can improve the screening process for foreign nationals seeking to enter the U.S. from six countries designated as ‘countries of concern’.
This case is about abusing the power of the subpoena to force Exxon to turn over many decades’ worth of records, so an attorney general with an agenda can pore over them in hopes of finding something incriminating, [It] ... represents an effort to punish Exxon for daring to hold an opinion on climate change that differs from that of radical environmentalists.
Found on FOX News 6 years ago
As federal courts have already ruled three times, there are limits to the President's authority, and those limits enacted by Congress were exceeded when the President unilaterally sought to grant 'lawful presence' to more than 4 million unauthorized aliens who are in this country unlawfully, the Court should affirm what President Obama said himself on more than 20 occasions: that he cannot unilaterally rewrite congressional laws and circumvent the people's representatives.
Found on CNN 6 years ago
[T]he United States Supreme Court again ignored the text and spirit of the Constitution to manufacture a right that simply does not exist, … Importantly, the reach of the Court’s opinion stops at the door of the First Amendment and our laws protecting religious liberty.
Found on FOX News 7 years ago
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