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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Joins Coalition of 16 Attorneys General in Open Letter Supporting Yelp’s Efforts to Provide Consumers Accurate Information About Crisis Pregnancy Centers 

Albuquerque, NM — Attorney General Raúl Torrez joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general in an open letter supporting Yelp’s efforts to ensure that consumers are provided with clear and accurate information about the limitations of services and staffing offered by Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs). Yelp has provided notices on CPCs’ Yelp pages notifying consumers that CPCs do not provide comprehensive reproductive healthcare. In the letter, the coalition supports Yelp’s efforts to provide accurate information to consumers who utilize the platform to find reproductive healthcare providers.

Attorney General Raúl Torrez Seeks Restitution for Victims Affected by Carite of Gallup’s Deceptive Business Practices 

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Attorney General Raúl Torrez filed a lawsuit against Carite of Gallup and their company leadership. The lawsuit alleges that Carite of Gallup directed the use of “trade-in-schemes” that have burdened consumers with thousands of dollars in debts and wreaked havoc on their credit scores. The lawsuit arose from numerous complaints sent to the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office and New Mexico Legal Aid.

New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez argues Idaho’s abortion “travel ban” is illegal

OLYMPIA — Today, New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general to file legal arguments in a lawsuit challenging Idaho’s restrictive law making it a crime for adults to help minors travel out-of-state for abortion care.

The challenge to Idaho’s so-called abortion “travel ban” was filed in U.S. District Court in Idaho earlier this month by an attorney working with sexual assault victims, the Northwest Abortion Access Fund and the Indigenous Idaho Alliance. The amicus brief urges the court to block Idaho’s law immediately.

Attorney General Raúl Torrez Files a Lawsuit Against Major Manufacturing Companies for Knowingly Contaminating New Mexico’s Natural Resources with the “Forever Chemical”

Albuquerque, NM – Attorney General Raúl Torrez announced the filing of a lawsuit against twenty-one chemical manufacturing companies, including 3M and DuPont, for contaminating our state’s natural resources and jeopardizing public health by manufacturing and distributing polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

Statement from the AG’s Office on Recent Decision to Stay Proceedings in Eunice Abortion Case

Judge Lea A. Kirksey has granted the State’s request for a stay of the lawsuit that the City of Eunice recently filed against Attorney General Torrez and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham as it seeks to challenge the state’s authority to guarantee continued access to reproductive healthcare across the state. Recognizing that similar issues are already pending resolution by the New Mexico Supreme Court as it considers a previously filed writ by the Attorney General, the District Court Judge in Lea County agreed to put the Eunice lawsuit on hold until the Supreme Court issues an opinion.

Attorney General Raúl Torrez Joins Brief Arguing that Federal Gun Law Does Not Shield Gun Manufacturers and Dealers from Liability

Albuquerque, NM – Attorney General Raúl Torrez along with 16 other attorneys general filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in the case Estados Unidos Mexicanos v. Smith & Wesson Brands et al arguing that gun manufacturers and dealers are not immune from liability when they market their guns to drug cartels and violent gangs.