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MJ Hegar @mjhegar Texas, USA She/Her

Veteran, working mom, Texan.

236 Following   195,422 Followers   4,179 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/15/15


I have so much faith in Deb & what she can do for the people of Fort Worth. I’m so proud of her for winning the pop… https://t.co/gFyjSAnO7A
5/9
2021
@ric_cole The pictures of handles on the tactical gear in the replies are cracking me up. I gotta say, it’s rarely… https://t.co/GbRsciBSMc
5/8
2021
The Texas voter suppression bill is on the House floor today. My Democratic colleagues and I have more than 100 a… https://t.co/ugsoBUgMur
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5/7
2021
May the 4th be with you! https://t.co/Ao2dROki2E
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @jess_mc Unfortunately for my dog, he jumped in my lap just as I saw this. Poor baby. I think he’s under the bed now.
5/5
2021
Texas is on the brink of providing fertility benefits to cancer patients. If #HouseBill293 passes, it will guarante… https://t.co/CU8ztXNHxG
5/3
2021
@bourbonface MACARONS
5/1
2021
I'm live now with @ChuckGrassley, @SenJoniErnst, @SenBlumenthal, @SenTedCruz, @SenMarkKelly, @ProtectRDfnders &… https://t.co/VmRHHQht7T
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4/29
2021
If you are feeling overrun by emotions — sadness, frustration, anger, anxiety — acknowledge the emotion. Research… https://t.co/AlQS8ka498
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4/28
2021
Ok, look. This seems simple. If all of these anti-trans bills are about protecting kids, why would they do this? If… https://t.co/A60ITFPKomWow! Great thread... 👇🏻 https://t.co/s8GRkRW10t
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4/25
2021
@bourbonface https://t.co/8upxNS1fhF
4/22
2021
@bourbonface https://t.co/0CA0DKHIRb @ric_cole We love our ass kicking allies, sir! Thanks for staying with us through both of our countries’ trying times 😉 @asherman89 https://t.co/bGEPwmUI5s @AnthonyStorm84 @Masonreid54 @jamestalarico Thanks, Anthony. I greatly appreciate your support. That said, I’m firm… https://t.co/QHnrdzcSKj @AnthonyStorm84 @Masonreid54 @jamestalarico https://t.co/gytMBp0GjLRep. @jamestalarico on the transphobic remarks by witnesses in Pub Ed today: “It seems like the humanity you exten… https://t.co/Tx2rYKu0Kb
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4/21
2021
Just profound sadness and shame that we had to be surprised and relieved. Please let’s raise our kids to do better.I was going to make a celebratory tweet but then I was hit with sadness because we are celebrating something that i… https://t.co/1DsmYRJgUO
Retweeted by MJ HegarHappy 4/20! I’ve filed legislation to legalize cannabis, expunge past marijuana convictions, and use the new tax re… https://t.co/XM2njYRRM1
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4/20
2021
There’s an active shooter in Austin. Last week, the San Antonio airport was shot up. And right now, Texas lawmakers… https://t.co/DjujPK2yIZ
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4/18
2021
Teaching today was brutal. My first class of the day is a normally radiant & full-of-life 6th grade class. Today wa… https://t.co/zHqGvY7Fg9
Retweeted by MJ HegarNo more coded language. No more dog whistles. No more winks and nods. Loud and clear promotion of white suprema… https://t.co/gayZHz5zhs
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4/17
2021
Snake my breath away: An Australian man finds a venomous paled-headed snake in the lettuce he bought at a supermark… https://t.co/GFUbza878n
Retweeted by MJ HegarTrust us: Stop what you’re doing and watch this incredible exchange between Senator @CoryBooker and DOJ Civil Right… https://t.co/gI1N2I2uHH
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @ASozansky @jamestalarico Mother of the Year 🥰
4/15
2021
@ESBray @NBCNews @tedcruz Not to mention pretty clear quid pro quo (i.e. exemption status if you always do what we say).Check out this thread, Texas. Then thank our lucky stars we have an educator like State Rep Talarico in the TX Hous… https://t.co/hF2n7sKSU0
4/14
2021
Me: “Daniel, I’m very disappointed in you for hitting your brother.” Daniel, hands on hips: “Well I’m just appoint… https://t.co/UQmq1N2n3o
4/12
2021
Subheadlines are the unsung heroes of the covid era https://t.co/Wxlaw62sra
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4/11
2021
My good friend Deborah will serve Fort Worth so well. The people of Texas need leaders like her. Please consider su… https://t.co/PUBGXteMjbToday the TX GOP advanced the egregious #HB6 out of committee. It won't just restrict voter access, it will crimina… https://t.co/Gj4QfrCgNz
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4/8
2021
Sick of hearing about every new attempt to suppress voting rights around the country? Me too. Wondering how you c… https://t.co/faZEn0Iof2
Retweeted by MJ HegarThe experiences of these kids are not new...it’s the violation of their privacy and proliferation of their stories… https://t.co/ar3OCmFPAW
4/7
2021
3 years ago I almost slipped into a coma and died. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I paid $684 for my first… https://t.co/pJT7I2ZOPY
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4/6
2021
Proud that Brandon works at Dell. This bill is clearly aimed at keeping as many people as possible from voting. https://t.co/FMaGDX5jjb
4/4
2021
Texas already being one of the most restrictive states in which to vote, friendly reminder this is the only way the… https://t.co/ZWPvfiZZmd
4/1
2021
@b_hegar "Oh look! Play Dough!" I'm like...make a pet octopus. @WendiAarons https://t.co/f4qP4riQjbDaniel informed me that he needed a new pet, and it could either be a puppy or an octopus. Brilliant negotiation ta… https://t.co/RpZ4YdEmeyJust like the minimum drinking age, there’s a reason the minimum age to buy a gun should be 21: science and data. B… https://t.co/XZm2wPrHsv
Retweeted by MJ HegarI didn’t hear anyone complaining about this when many of these immigrants were among the very essential workers Ame… https://t.co/SjrZUqzUsb
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @ESBray @jamestalarico It’s always best to do whatever Elizabeth says. She is fierce (and usually right).This whole thread! This world need so many more leaders like @jamestalarico who focus on serving all. I’ve never… https://t.co/W1budjz9HW
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3/30
2021
@latorres 🤣🤣🤣 Been there.Ok I'm jumping on the #BrendanFraser trend and throwing in School Ties because I don't see much of that amazing mov… https://t.co/xAhgEeS1sa @seriesmode @b_hegar @neiltyson https://t.co/yftQ42B6JH @jamestalarico I’m defending the moon in a separate thread, so don’t follow my lead too much 🤣 @seriesmode @b_hegar @neiltyson Go tell that to NASA https://t.co/zA8Mj1TRqR @b_hegar @seriesmode https://t.co/YVFDW6r2D2 @seriesmode Of course NDT would want to take away the ONE THING our feminine celestial object is known for. I’m sticking to the moon. @ric_cole @SOFNewsUpdate @JHSurvival We were so excited to be taking on medevac, because word on the street was tha… https://t.co/KCUsuBGcIS @ric_cole @SOFNewsUpdate @JHSurvival Oh man this is so interesting. We got a LOT of shit for the risks we took. Gra… https://t.co/bVlMRGpE1QThe moon’s like “hold my beer.” https://t.co/nzzaY2mQ19 @jamestalarico You are all my hopes for the future wrapped up in one loving public servant wise beyond his years. T… https://t.co/33gYdWLmTQI’m sorry my prayer offended you, Rep. Stickland. Love feels blasphemous when you’ve been taught a religion of hat… https://t.co/ZxSAVvaEU2
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3/29
2021
I grew up a hunter and served as an Army Ranger. I didn’t take my deer hunting rifle to Afghanistan, nor did I ta… https://t.co/WEbNwPI8ki
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @HegarPike Yes! https://t.co/Ta5SENU9Xa
3/28
2021
To all who celebrate, happy and healthy Passover to you and yours! #ChagSameachSeason 7 of Lost looks really bad. https://t.co/AdEZ1esFD1
Retweeted by MJ HegarWho are the women and LGBTQ+ leaders/advocates/entrepreneurs doing the most to advance caregiving in this country,… https://t.co/dQFGkQSNra
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3/27
2021
THANK GOD YOU SURVIVED THE HECKLING! https://t.co/IT7vQdldWy
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @jess_mc So long so long and thanks...for all the fish!At least 111 Texans died as a result of last month’s winter storm, according to updated numbers released Thursday b… https://t.co/BfaydxiAw1
Retweeted by MJ HegarHappy 10th anniversary to my best friend, soul mate, sourdough baker, rock star, amazing father to our little nugge… https://t.co/NsXZISNIXLI’m authoring Javier Ambler’s Law. I’m co-authoring George Floyd’s Act. I’m joint-authoring Breonna Taylor’s Bill… https://t.co/AbpyZhkfcC
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @StL_KeL @KoldsK https://t.co/yDX3LUfnx1I’m not a lawyer, and please correct me if I’m wrong, but it seems to me that an elected member of the State House… https://t.co/wUp2XOYjOq
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @ChristianPaasch @callmercr @cjchivers @BetoORourke I’ll poke around, but I think their point is that different sta… https://t.co/k9vLmcbTw6Follow the money and hold them accountable. These massive attacks on voting rights are being funded by dark money… https://t.co/mZHcgAQEdw
Retweeted by MJ HegarLocal elections matter, folks. Check out Janneke if you’re in Round Rock. https://t.co/KhDTiSklt7
3/26
2021
Just heard in the Hegar household: “You want me to go AN HOUR without food???”🚨Limited Run #StopAsianHate Poster🚨 $20—all proceeds, minus shipping/tax, will go to @AAAJ_Atlanta to help the vic… https://t.co/po99VGYrPQ
Retweeted by MJ HegarIf you are concerned that background checks, red flag laws, and waiting periods constitute “taking your guns,” then… https://t.co/a197nIbqIh
3/25
2021
Y’all...Daniel spilled the last half of his snow cone, and in that split second before the tears started, Jude gave… https://t.co/F1Lyvf5Wqx
3/24
2021
This is why survivors often don’t report. This is also why these decisions should be taken out of the chain of comm… https://t.co/fEsXO8WXvxStill trying to sit down in one sitting to "write a paper" or "complete a project". Don't. Instead, harness the po… https://t.co/7iur5gmMyV
Retweeted by MJ HegarFighting for common sense gun reform IS NOT a threat to our (responsible gun owners) gun rights. Fear mongering mis… https://t.co/xK5nVBi66u
3/23
2021
Sometimes they say the quiet part out loud. https://t.co/R6UvrG9Esw
3/22
2021
Seeing mixed messages about how to keep your family safe this summer? Pretty clear you should be taking your pandem… https://t.co/FGHkecfHYu
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @ric_cole @RoyalMarines 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/oB8fJmtpjO
3/21
2021
@ric_cole Yeah, 😇 we’re not known for our subtlety 🤠The Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUFM) authorizes the President broad use of military force WITHOUT Con… https://t.co/YVJjMAQvUy
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3/19
2021
SAN ANTONIO With a dangerous rise in anti-Asian hate crimes and racism, we'll come together in solidarity to hear… https://t.co/bSA22DbmzN
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3/18
2021
@bourbonface Whew just made it https://t.co/Z8QZIQSquASex addiction is a mental health crisis that requires an actual diagnosis. Misogyny and racism aren’t mental illnes… https://t.co/NEeTI4NBoB
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3/17
2021
I always hate it when people act like there’s only one urgent issue. That said, VOTER SUPPRESSION VOTER SUPPRES… https://t.co/9NyWHgOxmC @WendiAarons Bourbon. Do it.#WilliamsonCounty is changing. I am running to restore integrity to the County Judge's office. I need your help. Pl… https://t.co/9uwBPbvxyW
Retweeted by MJ HegarOpinion: The Ron Johnsons of the Republican Party seem proud to be racist https://t.co/hPC6UUmmTa
Retweeted by MJ HegarAt least 57 people died in Texas as a result of last month’s winter storm. The majority of verified deaths were as… https://t.co/Ga60WjkHvH
Retweeted by MJ HegarSo voter fraud in Texas is so rare that calling it a “one in a million” thing actually overstates the frequency? https://t.co/NMbjZ3BX5m
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3/16
2021
@jazzy_usa Agreed...I seem to be dripping with righteous indignation today. 🙃 @leahlacure That doesn’t look like 6 feet apart young lady! 🥳🥰😘 Congratulations!!!Is something a “sin” if it hurts no one?A cool thing about twitter is that you can say "wow I like pizza" and someone else will go "well sure, pizza is gre… https://t.co/spzXXxwofO
Retweeted by MJ Hegar @emmsolom You are absolutely not less than for it. And you have likely more than earned a defeatist viewpoint. But… https://t.co/0A1an9E8pA
3/15
2021

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