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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton won't defend state agency in gay marriage case

The attorney general's office is charged with defending state agencies when they are challenged in court. But Paxton will not defend a commission sued after it issued a public warning for a Waco judge who refuses to perform same-sex marriages.

Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks to the convention delegates at the Texas Republican Convention in San Antonio.

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