Before Moms for Liberty, There Was Norma

PR King
Lessons from History
5 min readApr 2, 2024

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Fifty years before Moms for Liberty, the Gablers launched a movement

Mel and Norma Gabler

In 1960, Norma Gabler, a housewife from Hawkins, TX, noticed the words “under God,” were missing in the Gettysburg Address in her son’s history book. She knew those words were in the original and wanted to know why they weren’t in the textbook.

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PR King
Lessons from History

Florida stories, history fan, avid reader, geeky Boomer, Sagittarian with a Capricorn moon, Chromebook convert, military brat, sober 30+