Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a Writ of Mandamus and Motion for Emergency Relief in the case regarding dangerous procedures care on transgender children.
AG Paxton Investigates Potential Violations of State Law by Puberty-Blocking Drug Manufacturers
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) to AbbVie Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as part of an investigation to determine whether these manufacturers of puberty-blocking drugs deceptively advertised and promoted hormone blockers for unapproved uses without disclosing the potential risks to children and their parents.
AG Paxton Declares So-Called Sex-Change Procedures on Children and Prescription of Puberty Blockers to be “Child Abuse” Under Texas Law
Attorney General Ken Paxton released a formal attorney general opinion concluding that performing certain “sex-change” procedures on children, and prescribing puberty-blockers to them, is “child abuse” under Texas law.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Christopher Almaguer, 27, and Sarah Rashelle Almaguer, 27, were each sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting potentially 25 minors, including multiple infants, as well as producing child pornography in central Texas.
Attorney General Paxton Encourages Texans to Recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month
“Every child deserves to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment free from fear, abuse and neglect. When we make meaningful connections with children, youth and families in our communities, we can help parents build the knowledge and resources necessary to raise happy children in healthy families. I urge all Texans to join me in protecting and nurturing our children and calling the Department of Family and Protective Services toll-free at (800) 252-5400 if they believe child abuse or neglect is happening. Together, we can help break the cycle of abuse and maltreatment and make sure Texas children have the foundation they need to lead happy, healthy lives.”