A gaggle of moms gathered to protest on the headquarters of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday.

Moms for America, which says it’s “a national movement of mothers reclaiming our culture for truth, family, freedom and the Constitution,” in line with their web site, joined collectively on the NSBA headquarters to protest the group’s latest name for the Biden administration to become involved at school board disputes.

“Moms for America, @CPAC and parents stand together against the corruption and tyrannical behavior of the National School Boards Association,” tweeted Mercedes Schlapp, a former senior Donald Trump White House aide who attended the occasion. “Calling parents domestic terrorists is a grave insult, and their apology is not enough. Fight for our schools. Protect our students.”

Kimberly Fletcher, who’s founder and president of Moms for America, instructed Fox News that her group “is actively encouraging mothers across the country to submit public records requests to their school board to find out how much money is being spent from the school district to these lobbying associations that are lobbying against parental rights and our children.”

Fletcher defined that her group takes difficulty not simply with the NSBA and its state associates, but in addition the varsity board treasurers, the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE).


“All of those organizations are given money from the school district out of our taxpayer money,” mentioned Fletcher. “Public funds are going to these lobbying organizations, and we want that money returned back to the classroom.”

Fletcher additionally defined how her group is encouraging moms to advocate for his or her youngsters by urging them “to be our investigators on the ground, to help them know if something makes them feel uncomfortable, or they don’t think it’s right, to come home and let us know.”

“And then we can investigate that and make sure that the education that they’re receiving is the quality education that we want without the political indoctrination,” she added.

Opponents of the academic doctrine known as Critical Race Theory protest outside of the Loudoun County School Board headquarters, in Ashburn, Virginia, June 22, 2021.

Opponents of the tutorial doctrine referred to as Critical Race Theory protest exterior of the Loudoun County School Board headquarters, in Ashburn, Virginia, June 22, 2021.
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The Moms for America’s demonstration comes the identical day that Attorney General Merrick Garland testified earlier than the Senate Judiciary Committee concerning a number of contentious points, together with the latest memo he despatched to Justice Department staff about intervening in violence, threats and intimidation focusing on college board officers.

Republican senators excoriated Garland for the memo, which was despatched days after the NSBA despatched a letter to President Biden calling for using measures in opposition to mother and father, together with the Patriot Act, which is usually used to fight terrorism. The letter mentioned that some “acts of malice, violence, and threats against public school officials” might quantity to home terrorism.


After stoking outrage, the NSBA walked again their rhetoric, saying its leaders “regret and apologize for the letter” and that “there was no justification for some of the language” used.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland appears before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on October 21.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland seems earlier than the House Judiciary Committee oversight listening to on October 21.
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“They don’t regret what they said,” Garland mentioned of the NSBA letter. “It’s very clear. They meant what they said and so did the DOJ.”

Fletcher famous that “the one thing that their letter did do was show that the pressure that we put on is making a difference. We are in the middle of a mom-led revolution, and Moms for America is right at the forefront.”

Fletcher mentioned she and her group will proceed to face for parental rights, which she mentioned are each basic and constitutionally protected.

In this Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, protesters against a COVID-19 mandate gesture as they are escorted out of the Clark County School Board meeting at the Clark County Government Center, in Las Vegas.

In this Aug. 12, 2021 file photograph, protesters in opposition to a COVID-19 mandate gesture as they’re escorted out of the Clark County School Board assembly on the Clark County Government Center, in Las Vegas.
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“If we have to take it all the way to the legislatures to get these funds pulled from these organizations from our public funds, then that’s what we’ll do,” she added, applauding the state associations which have already lower ties with the NSBA.

The NSBA didn’t reply to Fox News’ request for remark in time for publication.