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TX Attorney General’s Units Keeping Texas Safe

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AUSTIN, TX  –  The Texas Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit made several noteworthy arrests last week.

  • In Travis County, while working with the United States Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, the Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested Christopher Michael Garcia in Austin on February 23.  Garcia had an outstanding warrant for murder issued by the Austin Police Department.
  • In Ellis County, Brandon Douglas Wilder was arrested in Midlothian on February 23.  Wilder had an outstanding warrant for Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact issued by the Midlothian Police Department.
  • In Smith County, while working with the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force, the Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested Jordan Syncere Hankins in Tyler on February 23.  Hankins had an outstanding warrant for Aggravated Robbery issued by the Tyler Police Department.

The Texas Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Unit made one arrest in relation to sexual assault of a child.

  • In San Patricio County, Gabriel Gonzales, 56, of Mathis was arrested on a sexual assault of a child warrant.  This case was received as a tip from the Polaris National Hotline, as well as a request for assistance by the Mathis Police Department.  During the investigation, it was determined that in 2020, Gonzales sexually assaulted a child in Mathis.  Gonzales was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the San Patricio County Jail with a $40,000 bond.

TX Attorney General Stops AntiAmerican Administration from Puting Texans In Danger

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Court Halts Biden Administration’s Unlawful Freeze of Deportations, Upholding Federal Law.

AG Paxton: TX Lawsuit Results in Court
Halting Biden Administration’s Unlawful Freeze of Deportations, Upholding
Federal Law

AUSTIN, TX  –  Attorney General Ken Paxton today lauded the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas after it issued a nationwide preliminary injunction halting implementation of a portion of the Biden Administration’s unlawful memorandum to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  The memorandum directed an almost complete freeze of deportations of illegal aliens, violating congressionally enacted immigration laws.  The Court also found that the memorandum lacked “a rational explanation” and that the Biden Administration should have given Texas notice and an opportunity to comment on the freeze because it would have a “significant impact” on Texas.  That impact would have been a significant financial cost to Texas and taxpayers.

“I fully support the Court’s decision to prevent implementation of the Biden Administration’s unlawful action and prioritize Texans’ safety and the rule of law.  A freeze on deportations at this scale would undermine federal law, irreparably harm our great state, and directly endanger our citizens.  Law and order must be upheld,” said Attorney General Paxton.

“I will continue to defend Texas against those who unlawfully ignore United States law in favor of their own policy preferences.”

Read a copy of the order here.

American Girl Inspiring Children With Sodomite Agenda

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American Girl, owned by Mattel, sends LGBTQ message to Young Girls.

American Girl Sends LGBTQ Message
to Young Girls

Conservative parents are outraged!  American Girl released its first doll with an accompanying book that has an LGBTQ storyline.  This is unacceptable!

American Girl named its Kira Bailey doll the “2021 Girl of the Year.”  The doll character is a 10-year-old wildlife conservationist who is passionate about “animal protection and climate change action.”  In the doll’s accompanying book titled Kira Down Under, Kira visits an animal sanctuary in Australia operated by her great-aunts, Mamie and Lynette, who are in a same-sex marriage.  In the book, Kira explains that her aunts married “after the law was changed to allow it,” referring to Australian Parliament’s 2017 decision to legalize gay marriage, two years after the U.S. Supreme Court did the same.

Sign our petition urging American Girl to discontinue its storyline that includes Kira’s two lesbian aunts.

As Christians, we know that even though something is legalized doesn’t make it moral or right.

American Girl, owned by Mattel, first made its announcement in a press release revealing that their dolls are designed to reflect the present time with “contemporary characters that inspire children“.

Why can’t the toy manufacturer let kids be kids instead of glamorizing a sinful lifestyle?  American Girl is confusing our innocent children by attempting to normalize same-sex marriage.

The doll company did not even include a warning so parents would have a heads-up.  Within the first few pages of Chapter 1, Kira Down Under includes an illustrated picture of the two women walking down the aisle at their wedding.

This irresponsible storyline is dangerous to the well-being of our children.  American Girl should avoid aiming to please a small percentage of customers while pushing away conservative customers.

American Girl could have chosen another storyline or characters to write about and remained neutral in the culture war.  American Girl is attempting to desensitize our youth by featuring a storyline with two lesbian aunts.  If your child has not seen this yet, then make sure she is not exposed to this content.  Do all you can to avoid a premature conversation that she is far too young to understand.

We must remain diligent and stand up for biblical values and truth. Scripture says multiple times that homosexuality is wrong, and God will not tolerate this sinful nature.

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Sign our petition urging American Girl to discontinue its storyline that includes Kira’s two lesbian aunts.

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OneMillionMoms

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Blue Bulletin Campaign: What’s New With Blue

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DHS Blue Bulletin Campaign: National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month is Here

#WearBlueDay is January 11th

We have had internet problems, but I could not let this stop my post.

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month is Here

BLUE is the international color of HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS

WEAR BLUE AND SHARE A PHOTO ON SOCIAL MEDIA WITH #WEARBLUEDAY TO CALL ATTENTION TO THE CRIME.

On December 31, 2020, the White House proclaimed January National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  This is a time dedicated to raising awareness, providing education, and taking action to combat this heinous crime.  Read the full proclamation here.

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is recognized each year on January 11th.  In recognition of this important day, Blue Campaign hosts #WearBlueDay.  Anyone can join Blue Campaign in bringing awareness to human trafficking on #WearBlueDay by doing one (or more!) of the following:

  • Snap a selfie.  Have you picked your outfit yet?  We encourage you to wear blue (whether that’s a shirt, uniform, or hat), take a photo of yourself, and post it to social media using #WearBlueDay.  Encourage your friends, family, and colleagues to do the same.
  • Share a video.  Create a video message explaining why you are participating in #WearBlueDay.  Post it on social media with #WearBlueDay and encourage your friends, family, and colleagues to do the same.
  • Challenge your friends, family, or colleagues.  Encourage your friends, family, or colleagues to get creative with their #WearBlueDay photos – while practicing social distancing – and see who comes up with the best picture. Remember to share on social media with #WearBlueDay!
  • Light up a landmark.  In 2018, Los Angeles City Hall was lit blue and Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted a photo of it with #WearBlueDay.  Work with your local government to light a capitol building, landmark, or bridge blue to raise awareness of human trafficking.  Use social media to post photos of the landmark with #WearBlueDay and why it’s lit in blue.
  • Host a virtual event.  Organize an online event, such as a panel discussion or documentary viewing, to foster discussion about human trafficking and how to recognize and report it.  Encourage attendees and participants to wear blue and share photos on social media.  Don’t forget to use #WearBlueDay.
  • Follow Blue Campaign (@DHSBlueCampaign) on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram where we will share more human trafficking awareness information in January.

Blue Campaign also has several social media graphics you can use when posting about #WearBlueDay available here.

Child Malnourished And Kept In Crate

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Child was malnourished and kept in a wooden crate.

Preliminary hearing held for 4 people
charged with child abuse in
Stone County, Missouri

STONE COUNTY, MO  –  A preliminary hearing was held on Tuesday for four people charged for child abuse back in November.

Dessa A. Barton, 26, W. Dalton McLendon, 26, Kathreine Kost, 56, and Richard A Hilliker, 52, pleaded not guilty to their charges.  Each face charges of endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse.

In a hearing that lasted more than three hours, the Stone County Prosecuting Attorney presented various pieces of evidence and called multiple witnesses to the stand.  Among witnesses were Stone County detectives as well as the ex-boyfriend of Dessa Barton, who is the mother of the child.

Detectives said the then 4-year-old boy suffered from extreme malnutrition.  They also said the young boy spent extended periods of time in a wooden crate constructed of pallets.

On Tuesday Stone County Prosecutor Matt Selby showed a number of photos taken during a search of the home.

Photos showed the crate itself, a make-shift door for the crate as well as blankets and children’s clothing.  During testimonies, detectives said Dalton McLendon previously denied using the crate for the child, instead they say McLendon said it was used for a dog.

Detectives who gave testimony also said McLendon admitted to spanking the boy and sometimes using a belt on him.  Among the photos shared by Selby was a photo of a belt, which detectives described as “the belt.”

“[McLendon said the child] had this problem where he would pee himself,” Stone County detective Matthew Maggard said.

Maggard also said McLendon told him he had issues trying to get the boy to play with him.

“Dalton said he tried to play with [the child] but he never wanted to play with him because he seemed like a standoff child,” Maggard said in his testimony.

Selby also presented phone records between a few of the four.  All four were present during the hearing, but a few of the defense attorneys said some of the evidence did not pertain to each individuals case.

Detectives had also testified that medical personnel told them the child’s injuries were consistent with physical abuse.  One detective said the boy was quite skinny when they saw him.

One investigator who gave testimony said Barton told detectives in an interview that she did not know how her son had hurt himself.  They said Barton said she believed her son was causing self harm.  Detectives said she told them she thought her son need more psychiatric help than medical attention.

Investigators initially received a 911 call on November 6 about the child being unresponsive in a Billings home.  Emergency crews transported the him to a Springfield hospital, then airlifted him to a Kansas City hospital.