RAGA Statement on Texas AG Runoff Election

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REPUBLICAN ATTORNEYS GENERAL ASSOCIATION (RAGA): Statement from RAGA Chairman Alan Wilson on Ken Paxton winning the Texas Republican Attorney General Runoff Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman, Attorney General Alan Wilson (South Carolina), issued the following statement on Ken Paxton’s victory in tonight’s Republican Party Runoff Election for Texas Attorney General. “I want to congratulate Ken Paxton on securing the Republican … Read More

Indefensible

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By: Terry Eastland Mar 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26 In a speech the other day to state attorneys general, the U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder, offered an ideal job description for himself and his state counterparts: “not merely to use our legal system to settle disputes and punish those who have done wrong, but to answer the kinds of … Read More

The Resistance

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By: Fred Barnes March 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 24 Texas attorney general Greg Abbott has a famous saying: “What I really do for fun is I go into the office [and] sue the Obama administration.” Abbott’s relentless struggle against an administration that routinely exceeds its authority and tramples on federalism made him the ringleader among the two dozen Republican … Read More

Wisc. AG: Holder’s Gay Marriage Comments ‘Dangerous’

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By: Wanda Carruthers Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments giving state attorneys general permission to ignore gay marriage bans was a “dangerous precedent to set.” “The impact, really, is it sends a message to the people that the rule of law does not necessarily prevail. I think that really … Read More

GOP attorneys general: We will continue to defend gay marriage bans

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By: Aaron Blake February 25, 2014 Republican state attorneys general on Tuesday weighed in strongly against remarks from U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., in which Holder suggested the states’ top cops could decline to defend gay marriage bans. Holder said Monday that state attorneys general are not obligated to defend the gay marriage bans if the bans discriminate … Read More

STRANGE: Defending faith from federal bullies

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By: Luther Strange Friday, February 14, 2014 Both EWTN and Hobby Lobby have been forced by the government, in the wake of Obamacare, to comply with a mandate that forces them to violate their most deeply held religious beliefs. Both face massive fines for refusing to comply — up to $100 per employee per day. …No American should be compelled … Read More