Defendants’ Answer to Plaintiffs’ Complaint For Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Page 1
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SAN ANTONIO DIVISION
CLEOPATRA DE LEON, NICOLE § DIMETMAN, VICTOR HOLMES, and § MARK PHARISS, § Plaintiffs, § v. § CIVIL ACTION NO. 5:13-CV-982-OLG § RICK PERRY, in his Official Capacity as § Governor of the State of Texas, GREG § ABBOTT, in his Official Capacity as Texas § Attorney General, GERARD RICKHOFF, § in his Official Capacity as Bexar County § Clerk, and DAVID LAKEY, in his Official § Capacity as Commissioner of the Texas § Department of State Health Services, § Defendants. §
DEFENDANTS’ ANSWER TO PLAINTIFFS’ COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF
TO THE HONORABLE ORLANDO L. GARCIA: Defendants Texas Governor Rick Perry, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, and Commissioner of the Department of State Health Services David Lakey in their official capacities only make this Answer to Plaintiffs’ Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, and would respectfully show the Court the following:
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 8(b), Defendants Perry, Abbott, and Lakey in their official capacities only deny each and every allegation contained in Plaintiffs’ Complaint except for those expressly admitted herein.
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