General Paxton joined a comment letter led by Ohio, addressed to U.S.
Attorney General Merrick Garland, urging him to investigate the barrage
of threats and attacks made against pro-life judges and pro-life
organizations. In a pointed letter, Texas along with 18 other states,
urged Garland to take swift action in response to recent terrorist acts
against anti-abortion organizations, calling the lack of action
intolerable, politically motivated and in violation of his oath of
Since the leak of a U.S. Supreme Court draft decision overturning Roe v. Wade,
the attorneys general write, “charities that support pregnant mothers
in need have been firebombed and pro-life organizations have been
attacked almost daily and terrorized.”
is the federal government’s job to protect the American people against
violent acts, threats, and persecution,” Attorney General Paxton said.
“This should not change if those citizens are conservative, pro-life, or
align with a political party this administration opposes.”
To read the letter click here.