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This thread investigates Moms for America, its history, founder, involvement with January 6 Big Lie Stop the Steal activism, & post-Jan. 6 activism with #MikeFlynn, anti-CRT, anti-masking, anti-public education & the trucker convoy. /1
Moms for America, formerly Homemakers of America, was founded by #KimberlyFletcher in 2004 & changed names in 2018. Moms for America Action is the 501c4 political advocacy & lobbying arm. /2…
The Moms for America corporate address is Englewood, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. The payments & correspondence address is Mansfield, Texas, in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. /3
Moms for America was founded to counter the influence of “radical feminists” & support the “silent majority” of women, according to their website. They are inheritors of the traditional feminine Phyllis Schlafly social conservative wing of the GOP. /4
.@ninaburleigh notes that pro-Trump women’s groups like Moms for America & Women for America First have used “hyperfemininity & fashion to mitigate … brutality” & were crucial to making the January 6 insurrection happen. /5…
Moms for America founder #KimberlyFletcher published a book, “Women: America’s Last Best Hope” in 2011. A PR website says she was also involved with the Abigail Adams Project, Tea Party Exchange, & Ohio Liberty Council. /6…
Moms for America founder #KimberlyFletcher has described her work as a kind of “holy war” against what she perceives as radical feminists such as the ones who participated in the Women’s March in January 2017. /7…
Moms for America VP Debbie Kraulidis is a Will County, IL board member from Joliet, former Plainfield Township trustee, & a former producer. She hosts a Moms for America podcast. /8
Moms for America VP Juleen Jackson is wife of former Utah State Senator Al Jackson & mother of NBA player Frank Jackson, who are Mormons; she sits on BYU business school national advisory council. /9
Moms for America Action’s director of coalitions & engagement is #CindyChafian. /10…
Moms for America Action’s #CindyChafian was a January 5, 2021 rally organizer & was subpoenaed by the January 6 Committee. /11
Moms for America, as original Homemakers for America, offered practical food, health & gardening tips for homemaking moms to be more self-reliant in their homes. Things changed with Trump’s election. It seems they got a makeover & infusion of money. /12
The Center for Public Integrity found that Moms for America received $100,000 from America First Works (previously known as America First Policies) in 2020. /13…
Moms for America in 2017 hosted a Moms March for America to counter the Women’s March in Washington DC. The Moms March was held in Omaha, NE & drew “over 500” in attendance. /14
Moms for America on November 4, 2018, two days before midterm election day, had a Moms Caravan to the Border to discuss the “threat” to moms from the border situation. /15
Moms for America in 2019 visited a #ShadowNetwork meeting of the Council for National Policy, a radical right hub organization @anelsona has written about. They also got private capitol tour from Louie Gohmert & participated in an event of FAIR, an SPLC-identified hate group. /16
Moms for America mobilized conservative voters for November 2020. They participated in & spoke at Big Lie Stop the Steal rallies on November 14, December 12 for the Jericho March, and January 5, 2021 for the March to Save America. /17…
.@propublica reported that Moms for America sought permits for Big Lie Stop the Steal rallies in Washington DC on Jan. 5-6 under the fake name One Nation Under God to trick US Capitol Police. /18…
At a Moms for America rally one day before the January 6 US Capitol riots, one of their speakers, freshman US Rep Mary Miller of Illinois, openly praised Adolf Hitler. Miller’s husband had a pickup truck on Jan. 6 with Three-percenter militia logo. /19…
Moms for America founder Kimberly Fletcher blamed January 6 violence on Antifa, blamed Ashli Babbit’s killing on Democrats, & continued to falsely assert that Joe Biden was not the president well into January 2021. /20
Moms for America founder Kimberly Fletcher spoke at a Secure the Borders rally in Laredo, TX in March 2021. Other speakers included US Rep. #LouieGohmert & Texas Attorney General #KenPaxton. /21…
Moms for America founder #KimberlyFletcher participated in the Clay Clark Health & Freedom conference in Tulsa, OK in April 2021. She took photos with #SarasotaSeditionSquad members #MikeFlynn & #PatrickByrne. /22
Moms for America founder #KimberlyFletcher spoke alongside disgraced former Lt. Gen. #MikeFlynn & #RogerStone at a We The People Patriots Day rally hosted by Women Fighting for America in Jupiter/Stuart, FL, May 2021. /23
Moms for America founder Kimberly Fletcher gave a 2021 Courage Award to #SarasotaSeditionSquad member #MikeFlynn in Omaha, NE at the Wall of Honor HQ in May 2021. /24
Moms for America founder #KimberlyFletcher has repeated antisemitic conspiracy theories while also championing the Big Lie. This entire @emaulbetsch article in the @COTimesRecorder has excellent background on Moms for America. /25…
Moms for America has been involved with the public school anti-CRT & “medical freedom” anti-masking campaigns. They encourage members to provide oversight to schools & attend board meetings. /26
Moms for America started MomForce in August 2021 to support parental rights & “take back schools.” They support the National School Board Leadership Council, led by Kirsten Hill, an Ohio-based Republican activist. /27…
Moms for America promoted a Parents Strike on September 22, 2021. They encourage parents to pull their children out of public schools, join the Homeschool Legal Defense Association, & homeschool them. /28……
.@ruthbenghiat notes that the parental rights activism of Moms for America & other groups pushing mass exodus from public schools aligns “with the ideal of divesting from the civic space of democracy altogether.” /29…
Moms for America awarded a Mother of Influence award to #JackieSiegel, “Queen of Versailles,” & #RachelCamposDuffy, a Fox host affiliated with the Koch-backed LIBRE Initiative, at Mar-a-Lago in Dec. 2021. #DonaldTrump & #CharlieKirk were present. /30
Moms for America participated in AMERICAFest in December 2021 hosted by TPUSA, led by #ShadowNetwork #CNP member #CharlieKirk, also a member of the #SarasotaSeditionSquad. /31
Moms for America's #KimberlyFletcher was subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee on December 9, 2021. They requested her testimony on Big Lie Stop the Steal events on Jan. 5 & 6, noting she had obtained permit for group from US Capitol Police force & communicated with #AliAlexander. /32
Moms for America was one of the top sponsors of CPAC in #Orlando, #Florida in 2022. /33…
Moms for America met directly with #SarasotaSeditionSquad member #MikeFlynn at CPAC 2022 in Orlando, Florida. /34
Moms for America participated in the trucker convoy leaving from CPAC heading to Washington DC in February 2022. /35
The America Project was listed as a sponsor of the Moms for America truck for the trucker convoy. The truck also has a sticker of Forever Free The Hollow, a #Sarasota right-wing gathering place. /36
The Moms for America truck for the trucker convoy to Washington DC that left from CPAC was wrapped by a #Sarasota company. /37
Many of the trucker convoy participant groups, including Moms for America, had ties to the January 6, 2021 insurrection. /38…
Moms for America touted progress made in 2021 with Florida Moms for America & Polk County Moms for America in Florida. /39
The Florida Moms for America website only lists Polk County as a chapter, but there is also a Sarasota Moms for America chapter that recently started. /40
Florida Moms for America is associated with Rebekah Ricks, a former Polk County School Board candidate who lost in 2016. /41…
Florida Moms for America activist Rebekah Ricks has been a public, private, & homeschool teacher. She owns a business called the Homeschool Connection. /42…
Polk County Moms for America was founded by Lindsey Grych, a nurse practitioner. /43…
Polk County Moms for America filed as a Florida nonprofit in June 2021 and began with a kickoff at Life Church in #Auburndale, #PolkCounty. /44…
Polk County Moms for America has worked with the Federalist Society Polk County Lawyers Chapter on back-to-school “know your rights” in July 2021. /45
Polk County Moms for America has organized & promoted “medical freedom” anti-vaccine mandate events & was working with #PolkCounty-based CCDF-USA on legal options. /46…
Polk County Moms for America has a FB group that shows overlapping membership with #PolkCounty-based CCDF-USA. /47
See @mmfa’s recent deep dive into CCDF-USA & its connections to #MichaelFarris’s Alliance Defending Freedom, #CharlieKirk’s Turning Point USA, & #MikeFlynn’s America’s Future /48…
CCDF-USA, with close ties to Polk County Moms for America, has contested election integrity on baseless grounds & sought access to voting machines in #PolkCounty. /49
Florida Moms for America attended the Defend Florida conference on February 5, 2022. This is the #Sarasota-based organization affiliated with #MikeFlynn pushing false claims of election fraud. See more with this thread: /50
Florida Moms for America and Polk County Moms for America were recently going to host #MikeFlynn & #PatrickByrne at a children-focused event, but it got canceled. /51
Moms for America founder #KimberlyFletcher participated in a Halloween conspiracy event with #MikeFlynn at The Hollow in #Sarasota in October 2021. /52
The Hollow is the same #Venice, #SarasotaCounty place that earlier hosted a mask exemption “waiver mill” event with armed guards, featuring #MikeFlynn in Sept. 2021. /53
Moms for America founder #KimberlyFletcher appeared on American Media Periscope, the media enterprise of #Sarasota-based conspiracy theorist John Michael Chambers. /54
John Michael Chambers is the #Sarasota-based QAnon conspiracy theorist who hosted Sarasota Sheriff Kurt Hoffman on his show, as well as #MikeFlynn, #PatrickByrne & others at various times. /55
Sarasota County Moms for America has been active on anti-masking issues in public schools. /56…
Sarasota County Moms for America hosted a “judgment-free” medical & healthcare event at The Hollow in #Venice, #SarasotaCounty in February 2022. The address listed on their website is the same as The Hollow, in fact. /57
Sarasota County Moms for America has posed for photos with Congressional candidate Martin Hyde during a Christmas celebration. /58
Moms for America is getting into Florida politics by aligning with Gov. Ron DeSantis in attacking Disney as a “woke” corporation. Fox & Friends interviewed this January 6-linked disreputable group. /59

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