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Ken Paxton Would Defend Texas Sodomy Law

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he would support the Supreme Court revisiting the cases mentioned by Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday. Paxton's statements drew a swift rebuke from his Democratic opponent Rochelle Garza, who took to Twitter to call out the attorney general for his remarks.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Texas' Attorney General Says He's Ready To Defend Ban On Sodomy If Supreme Court Revisits Ruling

Texas’ Attorney General Ken Paxton has made clear that if the United States Supreme Court were to overturn a ruling that enshrined the constitutionality of sodomy he would defend laws that enforce its prohibition.

1 month ago·United States
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Texas AG says he’d defend sodomy law if Supreme Court revisits ruling

Attorney General Ken Paxton suggested he would be comfortable supporting a law outlawing intimate same-sex relationships.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Texas AG says he would back law banning sodomy if Supreme Court reconsiders landmark case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) said last week he would back a law banning the act of sodomy if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overrule a case deeming it unconstitutional. Paxton said during …

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Texas Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton vows to defend anti-sodomy law if Supreme Court rolls back LGBTQ rights

In 2003, the Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that states cannot criminalize same-sex intimacy. Texas and 15 other states still have anti-gay sex laws on the books that would immediately go back into effect if the justices overturn the nineteen year decision.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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Texas AG Ken Paxton suggests defending sodomy law if SCOTUS revisits

​The state's Attorney General Ken Paxton said he would "defend state law" if the Supreme Court overturned other precedents -- including Lawrence v. Texas.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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Texas Attorney General Says He'd Defend Anti-Sodomy Laws if Supreme Court Revisits Ruling

In a Friday interview with NewsNation anchor Leland Vittert, Texas AG Ken Paxton was asked about conservative Justice Clarence Thomas' concurring opinion on the Roe ruling

1 month ago·United States
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