- Texas AG spokesman says case is 'political hit-job' in media Updated: Jul-02-15 8:29 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Special prosecutors heading the investigation of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says a Paxton spokesman's statement calling the investigation a "political hit-job" ignores the facts of the case.
- 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings Updated: Jul-01-15 10:43 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
- Texas issuing gay marriage licenses, despite AG's opinion Updated: Jun-29-15 7:30 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Many county clerks across Texas have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite instructions from the state attorney general that they could refuse to do so if it violates their religious beliefs. And most of the ones holding out say they are doing so for logistic - not religious - reasons.
- Texas AG: State workers can deny licenses to gay couples Updated: Jun-28-15 8:56 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas' conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a "lawless ruling" and said state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses.