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Protect Life/Unborn

Pax­ton Sues Biden to Stop HHS from Ille­gal­ly Forc­ing Phar­ma­cies to Pro­vide Abor­tion-Induc­ing Drugs

Attorney General Paxton filed a new lawsuit against the Biden Administration today to halt it from illegally forcing pharmacies across America to provide abortifacients, which are prescription or over-the-counter drugs that induce abortions. 

February 07, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief to Block the VA from Pro­vid­ing Tax­pay­er-Fund­ed Abortions

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Mississippi-led amicus brief supporting an injunction against a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) rule that allows veterans and certain beneficiaries to get elective, taxpayer-funded abortions.

February 07, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Let­ter to FDA Crit­i­ciz­ing Unlaw­ful Changes that Put Women and Unborn Chil­dren in Dan­ger from Abor­tion Drugs

Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate letter sent to Commissioner Califf of the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) after the FDA made radical changes to its policy regarding specific abortion drugs.  

February 03, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Let­ter to VA Chal­leng­ing New Rule Attempt­ing to Pro­vide Tax­pay­er Fund­ing to Pay for Abortions

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Mississippi-led letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough challenging a new VA rule that attempts to circumvent state laws that protect the unborn by providing taxpayer dollars for abortions.  

December 22, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Secures Vic­to­ry Against Biden Admin­is­tra­tion, Blocks HHS from Forc­ing Health­care Providers to Per­form Abor­tions in Texas

Attorney General Paxton released the following statement after a federal judge sided with the Texas Attorney General and issued an injunction to stop the Biden Administration from using the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) to force Texas hospitals and doctors to perform abortions:

August 24, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Files for Injunc­tion to Stop Biden Admin­is­tra­tion from Forc­ing Health­care Providers to Use State Fund­ing for Abortions

Yesterday Attorney General Paxton filed a motion to enjoin the Biden Administration from using a provision of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) to require Texas hospitals and doctors to perform abortions as a condition of receiving Medicare and Medicaid funding. 

August 04, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Pub­lish­es New Guid­ance Upon Issuance of SCOTUS’s Dobbs Judgment

Today Attorney General Paxton released a guidance letter following the U.S. Supreme Court’s issuance of a judgment in the Dobbs decision overturning Roe v Wade.  

July 27, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sends Let­ter to Google Urg­ing Fair Access to Cri­sis Preg­nan­cy Centers

Attorney General Paxton sent a Virginia-led multistate letter to the CEO of Alphabet Inc.—the multinational Big Tech conglomerate of which Google is a part—urging the company not to discriminate against crisis pregnancy centers in search results and online advertising.

July 26, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin Over Its Efforts to Force Abor­tions in Texas 

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding their use of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) to require hospitals to perform abortions.

July 14, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Files Emer­gency Motion with Texas Supreme Court in Sup­port of Pre-Roe Statutes Bar­ring Abortions

This week Attorney General Paxton asked the Supreme Court of Texas to vacate a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement Texas’s pre-Roe criminal prohibitions on elective abortion.

June 30, 2022 | Press Release