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FRINGE FACTOR

TITLE/ORGANIZATION

Leader of Mass Resistance Houston

THE CAUSE

Ending “assaults on the traditional family, school children, and the moral foundation of society.”

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENT

Shutting down drag queen story time events in Houston and Leander

ALLIES

Houston Area Pastor Council, Steve Hotze

MONEY QUOTE

“We don’t want to see drag being marketed to kids, no matter how watered-down it is.”

THE BACKLASH STARTED SOON after the Leander PublicLibrary announced Valeri Abrego

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