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Labrador Defends American Firearms Manufacturers from Liability for Mexico’s Gun Violence

[BOISE] – Attorney General Raúl Labrador joined a coalition of 27 states in defending American firearms manufacturers against attempts to hold the companies liable for gun violence in Mexico. If a lower court’s ruling is allowed to stand, Americans’ Second Amendment rights could be threatened. In their petition, the attorneys general ask the Supreme Court of […]

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Labrador Letter: Combatting Biden’s Extremist Environmental Agenda

Dear Friends, I have exciting news to share with you. Working closely with my counterpart in Kentucky, we handed a significant defeat to the Biden Administration and their extremist environmental agenda through a lawsuit we filed at the end of last year. The suit was decided last week in a Kentucky district court and the […]

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Labrador Letter: The Immigration Crisis

Dear Friends, The immigration crisis at our Southern border has reached a critical mass and just this month we are seeing a blizzard of activity between the states and the Biden Administration, SCOTUS, the circuit courts, and assorted parties, all to determine who has the authority to enforce federal laws when the federal government abrogates […]

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Labrador Letter: Legislative Update

Dear Friends, The legislative session is drawing to a close and I wanted to provide you with a quick update on three bills of significant importance to my office, on the topics of Human Trafficking, Medicaid Fraud, and Internet Crimes Against Children. I am pleased to share that all three of these bills have moved […]

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Attorney General Labrador Leads 27 States Encouraging SCOTUS to Overturn Gun and Magazine Ban in Illinois

[BOISE] – Attorneys General Raúl Labrador of Idaho and Todd Rokita of Indiana led 26 other states in filing a brief with the United States Supreme Court challenging Illinois’ unconstitutional ban of AR-15 rifles and their standard 30-round magazines. “This ruling from the Seventh Circuit flies in the face of the Bruen decision and the […]

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Caucus Saboteurs

Last Saturday, thanks to efforts by the Idaho Republican Party, nearly 40,000 Idaho Republicans were able to cast their vote for their preferred Presidential Candidate. This could not have happened without the Republican Party acting after the Secretary of State, the legislature and the Governor all agreed to cancel the March Presidential Primary. What is […]

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Beyond Borders

For over a decade, I practiced immigration law. As someone born in Puerto Rico who was raised by a single mom, I lived the American dream, and it brought me great joy to help clients secure their chance to achieve it. When I represented Idaho in Congress, I continually promoted the importance of legal immigration […]

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Idaho defends law protecting children from harmful medical procedures

Idaho attorney general asks Supreme Court to narrow lower court ruling, allow Idaho to protect children while case proceeds (BOISE) – Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador, with the assistance of attorneys from Alliance Defending Freedom and Cooper & Kirk, filed an emergency motion Friday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to narrow a lower court’s order to cover […]

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Press Release: JPMorgan Quits Climate Action 100+

(BOISE) – Wall Street giant JPMorgan announced today they will be withdrawing from Climate Action 100+, a $68 trillion investor coalition focused on climate change. In 2023, Attorney General Raúl Labrador and 20 other Attorneys General sent a letter of concern to more than 50 Wall Street asset managers, bringing attention to the legal obligations of asset […]

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Labrador Letter on Human Trafficking

Dear Friends, Few topics in the news today are getting more attention than the cancer of human trafficking in our communities. Rightfully so – this is a crime that perpetuates untold misery across all lines of age, geography, ethnicity, and economic status. At the very heart of it all lies the root of so many […]

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Attorney General Labrador Joins Coalition Opposing Biden-Senate Border Bill

(BOISE) – Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador has joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general on a Texas-led letter to the leadership of the United States Senate strongly objecting to measures in the “border bill” proposed in that chamber after negotiation with the White House. “The President has made it overwhelmingly clear that our borders are […]

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Attorney General Labrador announces $350 million settlement with marketing firm over role in opioid epidemic

(BOISE) – Thursday, Attorney General Raúl Labrador announced a $350 million national settlement with Publicis Health to resolve investigations into the global marketing and communications firm’s role in the prescription opioid crisis. Idaho will receive nearly $1.6 million from the settlement to help address the opioid crisis. “The opioid crisis has been a national tragedy […]

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