Paxton Petitions U.S. Supreme Court to Hear CFPB Case to Limit the Power of Unelected and Unaccountable Washington Bureaucrats
Attorney General Paxton has joined a cert-stage amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear CFPB v. CFSAA (Case No. 22-448), which has important constitutional implications and the potential to check the unaccountable and out-of-control Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”).
Paxton Criticizes Burdensome Government Regulation and Urges SCOTUS Take Up Case to Limit the Power of Federal Agencies
Attorney General Paxton has joined a West Virginia-led cert-stage amicus brief requesting that the U.S. Supreme Court hear Loper Bright Enterprises, Inc., et al. v. Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce, et al., to limit the power of federal administrative entities.
Paxton Calls for SCOTUS to Protect States’ Ability to Prevent Trains from Endlessly Blocking Crossings
Attorney General Paxton has joined an Indiana-led cert-stage amicus brief that calls for the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case that has important implications for commerce, transportation, and the ability of local emergency services to carry out their duties in a timely manner.
Paxton Supports U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Lawsuit Against Biden Administration’s Executive Overreach
Attorney General Paxton joined a Georgia-led amicus brief in a Tyler, Texas federal district court supporting the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s motion for summary judgment in a case against the Biden Administration’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”).
Paxton Supports Florida Law that Protects Young Children From Being Taught Inappropriate Sexual Content
Attorney General Paxton filed a multistate amicus brief before a Tallahassee, Florida-based federal district court in support of Florida law H.B. 1557, which protects students who are in the 3rd grade and below from being exposed to instruction on inappropriate subjects, such as so-called sexual orientation and gender identity.
Paxton Takes Steps to Stop Biden’s Unlawful Federal Student Loan Program
Attorney General Paxton has taken several actions to halt the Biden Administration’s sweeping federal student loan-forgiveness program, which does nothing to lower the costs of higher education and instead forces hardworking taxpayers to pay off hundreds of billions of dollars of college-educated individuals’ debt.
Paxton Files Amicus Brief Defending States’ Constitutionally-Designated Authority Over Their National Guard Units
Attorney General Paxton has joined a Mississippi-led merits-stage amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent the federal government from overregulating and unduly exercising authority over state National Guard units, which are the modern-day versions of what the U.S. Constitution identifies as “militias.”
Paxton Fights Back Against Liberal School District’s Attempts to Help Children Change Their “Gender Identity” Without Alerting or Involving Parents
Attorney General Paxton has joined a Montana-led amicus brief in the St. Louis-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit pushing back against woke school administrators who are encouraging students to “transition” without their parents’ knowledge or consent.
Paxton Moves to Protect Federal Workers from Forced Vaccinations, Helping Prevent Millions from Losing Their Jobs
Attorney General Paxton has joined a Florida-led amicus brief in the San Francisco-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of Arizona’s efforts to strike down the federal contractor vaccine mandate.
Paxton Files Amicus Defending Arkansas Law that Protects Minors from Permanent “Gender Transition” Surgeries and Hormone Blockers
Attorney General Paxton has joined an Alabama-led amicus brief in the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that asks the Court to rehear a case concerning an Arkansas law that prohibits healthcare professionals from using hormones and surgeries to sexually “transition” children.