Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a petition in Travis County District Court against the City of San Antonio as part of his office’s investigation into the city’s exclusion of Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract. The petition seeks to compel San Antonio to hand over documents deemed public under […]
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued an opinion stating it does not violate the Establishment Clause to open a court session with the statement “God save the State of Texas and this Honorable Court” or to open court with a prayer, or have a volunteer chaplain program to facilitate those prayers. Read full article »
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a legal opinion Monday affirming the constitutionality of opening courtroom sessions with prayer, as well as a volunteer chaplaincy program in Southeast Texas.
Austin, TX – Today, Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a legal opinion affirming the constitutionality of Judge Wayne Mack’s volunteer chaplaincy program and his practice of allowing volunteer chaplains to open court sessions in prayer. Read the opinion “This is a total victory for Judge Mack and for the citizens […]