(Clearwisdom.net) On August 6, 2004, Texas State House Representative Garnet F. Coleman wrote to Falun Gong practitioner, condemning the acts of violence targeted at Falun Gong practitioners.

Representative Coleman wrote in the letter: "I share your concerns about violence targeted at Falun Gong practitioners worldwide. It is abhorrent when any group of people is targeted because of their religious or philosophical beliefs."

Representative Coleman said: "Any threat directed at members of the Houston community should be immediately addresses by the proper authorities. We cannot allow such intimidation to take root in any community of our city." "I join you in condemning these acts of violence."