Andrew Tahmooressi has been released and is safely back in the United States of America! Huge salute to all that tweeted, FAV’d and RT’d tweets to #FreeOurMarineinMexico! God Bless you Andrew, God bless your family and God bless everyone who prayed for your release. Special blessings for @iResistAll who tirelessly rallied for your release.
Please continue your prayers for Andrew’s recovery. #PTSD affects many of our military men and women but with God’s blessings and our compassion, he will find healing. Follow Andrew’s mother on Twitter @ATahmooressi. Tweet your well-wishes and welcome home to our #Patriot and #Hero.
PRAYER VIGIL OCTOBER 12TH 7pm
God Bless Andrew, give him faith and hope. Wrap him in your ever loving grace and let him know people are praying and hoping for the day he comes home. Give strength, wisdom and faith to those who are trying so hard to gain his release, Comfort and peace to his family. Give our leaders wisdom and compassion to work harder so Andrew can come home. Thank you Lord. Amen
Thank you, thank you, thank you @iResistAll for creating a #Twibbon for Free Marine Sgt. Tahmooressi! You sir are a Godsend. Folks, please add Andrew’s #Twibbon to your Twitter and FaceBook accounts by going here. Share the word far and wide, we MUST continue to fight for Andrew’s freedom.
More support for the release of Andrew Tahmooressi!
Thank you Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-04)
Thank you Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15)!
Thank you Rep. Robert Pittenger (NC-9 ) for asking to be added as co-sponsor of #HRes620!
Thank you @FreeTheMarine for tweeting the link to the House Foreign hearing!
Thank you Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-9)
Thank you Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-5)
My #TweepThrob @iResistAll tirelessly fights to free Andrew! PLEASE go to his List Of Twitter Accounts Of GOP Reps Not Supporting Hres620 To Free Sgt. Tahmooressi and TWEET them!
Background (from the Official Site for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi)
Sgt. Tahmooressi is currently being held in a Mexican Prison since March 31st 2014. Andrew was in San Diego receiving treatment for a recently diagnosed PTSD condition when he made a wrong turn and ended up at the Mexican border. He informed the border patrol agents he did not want to enter Mexico and that he had all his belongings with him including three personal firearms that are legally registered to him. Andrew placed a 911 call to seek help, but they informed him that if he already crossed into Mexico, they could not help him, and he was subsequently arrested on weapons charges and held in Tijuana’s La Mesa Penitentiary. There, he was threatened by inmates, stripped and beaten repeatedly by guards, denied water, and chained to his cot for more than 30 days. He has since been moved to El Hongo prison in Tecarte.
Additional background information can be found in this great Politichicks.com blog.
Free #Tahmooressi Tweetfest
Monday’s on Twitter are all abuzz with a massive tweetfest to pressure the Administration to seek the release of our Marine, Andrew Tahmooressi. Below are a sample of tweets from recent and ongoing efforts.
This tweet is absolutely spot-on!
Follow His Family and Supporters
If you are on Twitter, PLEASE #Follow @USMC_Family. Also follow their great advice and RT tweets in their Timeline. It is time that we pressure Congress to secure the release of an American. If you are on FaceBook, please include this link to the Official Site for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi http://www.freetahmooressi.com/
Support HRes. 620 and HRes. 612
House Resolutions #620 and #612 were introduced by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) on June 11, 2014. There are currently 81 co-sponsors of this BI-PARTISAN legislation.
HRes. 620 summary is as follows:
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the government of Mexico should release U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi and provide for his return to the United States so he can receive appropriate medical assistance, and (2) the President should utilize the full powers and authorities of his office to secure Sgt. Tahmooressi’s release.
The bill was introduced in the House of Representatives on June 11, 2014 and referred to the House Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, who subsequently referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere on September 8, 2014. The bill is scheduled for _____________
HRes. 612 summary is as follows:
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of Mexico should forthwith repatriate Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi from Mexican prison(s) and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President of the United States should take actions to impose sanctions on Mexico until such time as Sgt. Tahmooressi is released.
Sean Hannity mentions in his tweet below, the House Foreign Affairs Committee has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday October 1. Can you believe this is during recess? His question is paramount, will they return to uphold their responsibility to protect America and seek the release of Andrew Tahmooressi?
I believe it is important to list EACH of the 81 co-sponsors of both HRes. 620 and HRes. 621 and have done so here. Please be sure to thank each of them! If your Representative IS NOT on this list, call their D.C. and local offices and REQUEST they co-sponsor this vital set of legislation!.
|Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ-5)||Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL-2)||Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ-8)|
|Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA-8)||Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC-3)||Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23)|
|Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX-24)||Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA-42)||Rep. John Barrow (D-GA-12)|
|Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL-5)||Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-4)||Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH-1)|
|Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH-6)||Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL-6)||Rep. Theodore Deutch (D-FL-21)|
|Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50)||Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY-11)||Rep. Pete Gallego (D-TX-23)|
|Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX-26)||Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ-4)||Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL-3)|
|Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-MS-1)||Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID-1)||Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL-26)|
|Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL-6)||Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)||Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-2)|
|Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL-27)||Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS-2)||Rep. Joseph Kennedy, III (D-MA-4)|
|Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS-4)||Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS-3)||Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA-51)|
|Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL-2)||Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC-11)||Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA-7)|
|Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX-1)||Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC-8)||Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-CA-35)|
|Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25)||Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL-1)|
|Rep. Stephen Lee Fincher (R-TN-8)||Rep. David Jolly (R-FL-13)|
|Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)||Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL-13)|
|Rep. Joseph Heck (R-NV-3)||Rep. Curt Clawson (R-FL-19)|
|Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12)||Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL-18)|
|Rep. Lee Terry (RE-NE-2)||Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA-9)|
|Rep. Charles Bostany, Jr. (R-LA-3)||Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC-3)|
|Rep. Paul C. Broun (R-GA-10)||Rep. Vance McAllister (R-LA-5)|
|Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA-8)||Rep. Edward Royce (R-CA-39)|
|Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS-1)||Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-1)|
|Rep. Randy Weber, Sr. (R-TX-14)||Rep. Eric Crawford (R-AR-1)|
|Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL-4)||Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX-27)|
|Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA-48)||Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC-4)|
|Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA-10)||Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT-1)|
|Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX-22)||Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)|
|Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE-3)||Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI-7)|
|Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK-4)||Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX-36)|
|Rep. John Duncan, Jr. (R-TN-2)||Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA-5)|
|Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ-2)||Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA-4)|
|Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7)||Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN-6)|
|Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX-8)||Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL-10)|