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Child Abuse

AG Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief Sup­port­ing Alaba­ma Law Pro­hibit­ing Trans­gen­der” Pro­ce­dures on Children

Attorney General Paxton joined an Arkansas-led amicus brief filed in the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit supporting Alabama’s appeal of the district court’s injunction of the state’s Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act.

July 08, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Fights Court Order Regard­ing Use of Dan­ger­ous Pro­ce­dures on Children

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.

March 24, 2022 | Press Release

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.

March 24, 2022 | Press Release

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.

February 21, 2022 | Press Release

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

April 26, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

April 19, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

April 12, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

March 15, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Arrest Round Up

February 25, 2021 | Noteworthy

Killeen Cou­ple Each Sen­tenced to 60 Years in Prison for Sex­u­al Assault of Chil­dren and Infants

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.

April 24, 2019 | Press Release