We are in the midst of early voting for the primary elections here in Texas (May 14-22). The turnout will likely be very low as a result of the fact that the Republican nomination for President of the United States is essentially over. This presents an opportunity for those who choose to participate because a relatively few people will have a large impact on the choice that the Republican and Democratic parties make in nominating candidates for the fall election.
It is not uncommon for me to have conversations with fellow home schoolers who tell me that they don’t like politics and the nasty, negative elements that are so often prominent in that process. I try to help them understand that our success in defending home schooling and parental rights in the next Texas Legislative Session will be directly related to our success in this election cycle. THSC legislative liaison, Paul Hastings, confirms that our success in the next legislative session will be directly proportionate to our success in this primary.
Now is the time for those of us who really want to protect innocent children and parents by passing the Texas Parental Rights Restoration Act (TPRRA) to get involved. We must get to the polls and vote for candidates who believe that parents have a fundamental constitutional right to direct the care, control, and upbringing of our children. We must get our like-minded friends and family to vote as well.
You can go to our Primary Election Endorsements page to see the candidates that THSC PAC has endorsed because they share in our support for parental rights and home schooling. You can visit votetexeas.gov to find out where to vote in your area. You can donate to THSC PAC to help us elect legislative and judicial candidates that will support parental rights and home schooling.
I was impressed this morning, as I read through 1 Samuel 14, with the fact that Jonathan and his armor bearer went up against the Philistines while Saul “tarried under a pomegranate tree.” Jonathan’s words of faith ring in my ears as a call to us today, “…it may be that the Lord will work for us: for there is no restraint to the Lord to save by many or by few.”