WHEREAS, the Republican Party of Texas has for generations proudly stood for economic opportunity, personal responsibility, individual property rights, self-defense rights, and traditional values and principles; and
WHEREAS, Dallas Mayor Eric Lynn Johnson has notably advocated for property tax cuts so that Texas families can keep more of their hard-earned income; and
WHEREAS, Mayor Johnson, in order to protect Texans, has pushed back on foolishly dangerous efforts to defund the police; and
WHEREAS, Mayor Johnson has announced his affiliation with the Republican Party and with its values and principles; now
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Republican Party of Texas commends Dallas Mayor Eric Lynn Johnson for his wisdom and courage in publicly declaring his new home in the Republican Party, and extends a welcome to him; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Republican Party of Texas welcomes and encourages ALL people of any background who share our values and principles to come home to the Republican Party.