Turkish American Political Action Committee (TurkishPAC - Turkish American Heritage Political Action Committee until May 2008) is incorporated in Houston, TX. Initially, it is conceived as an e-mail list of Turks living in Houston, to be expanded in time to other cities in Texas and, eventually, to other states in the US. The list exists in order to facilitate the achievement of TurkishPAC Aims using the Methods.
Several American ethnic organizations with historical enmity to Turks and the Turkish Republic are making concerted efforts to defame and otherwise insult Turkish Heritage through distorting historical facts. In general, these organizations accuse the Ottoman Turks and the Turkish Republic of inhuman acts committed against minorities during the last decades of the Ottoman Empire. Some organizations even go as far as claiming monetary and territorial compensation from the Turkish government for these falsely claimed crimes. Their efforts, in general, consist of:
There is a hitherto dormant "Voting Potential" among Turkish-Americans and Friends of Turkey, which is identifiable as those citizens who will vote on a single issue; whether that be the candidacy of a Turkish-American for public office, or the voting record of any other incumbent/candidate regarding an issue on Turkey.
The Corporation is organized for the purpose of organizing this Voting Potential in order to defend Turkish heritage against slanderous campaigns carried out by ethnic groups in the USA, which are not friendly to the people, heritage and history of Turkey.
The Corporation is, therefore, organized for the following purposes:
The Corporation shall not concern itself with the political issues that are inherent to the internal and/or international political operations of the USA or Turkish Governments, otherwise not related to the defense of the Turkish Heritage.