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Empowering Moms • Promoting Liberty • Raising Patriots

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Northwest Harris County

Texas

On February 20-23, 2023, Texas Governor Greg Abbott had a Parent Empowerment Rally in Temple, Texas. State Liaison, Teresa Thomas (Texas Moms for America) and grandson Hayden, went to show their support for the Governor’s parental rights initiative. Teresa Thomas was there spreading the word about Moms for America and wearing the brand.  This was one out of many events that Teresa attended with Governor Greg Abbott’s team to show the affiliation between them and Moms for America.

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On March 21, 2023, Teresa Thomas (Texas Moms for America) and Evan Archer attended the Parent Empowerment Rally in Austin, Texas and then the Senator Creighton’s office. It was inspirational to have these three young men, 13-15 years old participate in the legislative process to defend parental rights and speak out for child protection policies. They were also able to observe the State Republican Executive Committee (SREC), Tom Nobis, and how he performs his elected duties.

Evan and Teresa then drove to Cypress, Texas for the second Governor’s Rally for Parent Empowerment, for a great end of the day. Teresa Thomas has attended several of Governor’s rallies because she has been asked by his team equate to be a representation of Moms for America. In the words of the Governor, “It is a good brand.” Theresa was there with a Moms for America shirt on and participating and supporting in the events.

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On April 11, 2023, Moms from around the state of Texas joined together to testify on parental rights and educational freedom. Teresa Thomas and Judi DeHann (Texas Moms for America / Northwest Harris County Moms for America) were some of the moms that gave their testimonies to the House Education Committee. In addition, the Moms for America team gathered during a break and then enjoyed lunch with the Governor while stating, “Moms making a difference in their house and in the people’s house!” ​

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On April 20, 2023, Teresa Thomas and Judi DeHann (Texas Moms for America/ Northwest Harris County Moms for America) in Moms for America gear went to show that Moms for America supported the “Chaplains Bill”. Teresa and Judi also participated in a questionnaire with Mr. and Mrs. Rocky Malloy (National School Chaplain Association) in Austin, Texas. Mr. Rocky Malloy was a big contributor to the legislation and they asked questions to better understand the areas of concern. By doing this Teresa and Judi wanted to show that research and validating points in the bill was more indicative of Moms working for family values.

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On August 5, 2023, Judi Dehann and Teresa Thomas (Harris County Moms for America Group) attended the Texas Republican Senate District 18 meeting. They set up a table and provided information about Moms for America to the attendees. Tammy Davis (Texas Moms for America State Liaison) was there to help support Judi and Teresa at their first event. 

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On August 17, 2023, Northwest Harris County Moms for America Leaders, Teresa Thomas and Judi DeHann, attended the Cypress Texas Tea Party. Teresa and Judi set up a Moms for America table. They also gave speeches that talked about their experiences in Moms for America and what they had done in the past about life, teaching children and fighting in Austin Texas for legislation of parent’s choice. 

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On September 22, 2023, Texans celebrated and shared their love of Friday Night Lights with the first Parents Matter Tailgate at First Baptist Academy (FBA) in Dallas, Texas, where Governor Abbott spoke. This event brought parents from FBA and Mercy Prep and others from around the state fired up for parent empowerment. Teresa Thomas and Judi Dehann (NW Harris County Moms for America) were there to represent Moms for America. America First Policy (AFP) and Texas Home School Coalition all showed up to encourage and educate parents.

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Teresa Thomas and Judi Dehann (Northwest Harris County Moms for America) attended the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) Convention in Oklahoma from September 28, 2023, to October 1, 2023. Teresa and Judi met lots of people, including mothers from California, Gordon Change, Kristi Antonick (Marian’s for Prosperity Board), Rhonda (Republican legislative priorities committee), and Kelly (speaker at the Border Rally for Texas). Teresa and Judi also celebrated with Texas Republican Women’s President, Kit Whitehall, who received the prestigious Ronal Reagan Award at the NFRW Convention.

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On October 3, 2023, Teresa Thomas (Northwest Harris County Moms for America) attended Wayne Dolcefino’s speech about his investigative reports to expose corruption in Harris County, Texas. Dolcefino (investigative reporter for ABC affiliate in Houston and investigative consultant) gave a speech regarding the colonias in their areas, election integrity and profiteering of some officials. In addition, he said that we all have an assignment to see and uphold truth. In Teresa’s own words, “He inspired us all and said do not be troubled by what others say, just do the right thing.”  

Teresa also met with Mayor Lori Klein Quinn and Dr. Michael Pratt (Tomball Independent School District School Board Trustee) and introduced the Moms for America School Board Ambassador program. 

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On October 13-14, 2023, one of Texas Grassroots Coordinators, Teresa Thomas (Northwest Harris County Moms for America) attended the Texas Federation of Republican Women. There she listened to speeches and mingled with a lot of important individuals within the Texas government. Teresa was unable to set up a table at this event but used her socialization skills to talk and spread the word about Moms for America. 

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Texas State Director, Teresa Thomas and Hope Barrela and Virginia (San Antonio Moms for America) in Moms for America attire joined Dr. Alveda King, Bishop Wellington Boone, Alan Parker (Justice Foundation and Turning Point USA Faith) on January 13, 2024, for the Martin Luther King Freedom Walk sponsored by Bishop Charles Flowers. During the walk we heard the pastors and Alan Parker speak about the life and mission of Martin Luther King culminating with Dr. King’s speech about his legacy. At the completion of the walk participants were lead in praise and worship.​

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On January 20, 2024, Teresa Thomas (Texas Moms for America Action State Director) joined over 900 fighters for faith, family and freedom in Amarillo, Texas. Patriots from across the Panhandle of Texas assembled to hear Eric Trump, Congressman Ronnie Jackson, State Representative John Smithee and Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick speak. Moms for America donated items for their fundraiser and passed out flyers sharing the mission of Moms for America. They were blessed by the welcoming hearts of the Panhandle patriots.

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On February 9, 2024, Texas Moms for America had the privilege to attend the “My God Votes Banquet”, where we heard an inspirational message from Tim Barton (President of Wall Builders) and an area of elected officials. Moms for America donated a basket of educational materials toward their fundraiser to show support in the mission to increase voter turnout. Moms for America Action State Director, Teresa Thomas and Northwest Harris County Group Leader, Judi DeHann and Elsa Schmieder were able to distribute the Mom Vote flyers and share information about this critical topic.

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On March 9, 2024, Teresa Thomas (Texas Moms for America Action State Director) had the opportunity to speak at the Precinct convention and share the mission and purpose of Moms for America and the importance of families and the mom vote. Teresa Thomas, Judi DeHann (Northwest Harris County Moms for America) and Elsa Schneider also were honored to serve on their senate district legislative priorities and platform committees. They are mommas fighting on the wall to protect their faith, family and freedom.

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Texas Moms for America Action State Director, Teresa Thomas, was contacted by Senator Ted Cruz’s Team and was given a special invitation to attend an impromptu meet and greet on April 2, 2024. The Texas Moms for America Action team went into action and sent out invitations to our network and members, these included young patriots in the area, the Civil Air Patrol and Delta Composite Squadron. Over 20 young men and women ages 13-18 who are part of the US Air Force Axillary organization were also in attendance. At the event all the young adults were able to be an active participant in their local government. Senator Cruz also shared his father’s harrowing journey to the United States and his communist persecution including a beating that occurred during the age of the cadets. Senator Ted Cruz encouraged our youth to stand for the constitution and the principles of our founding fathers. Texas Moms for America Action was there in their shirts and some Moms for America to show their support of this event.