Her father is currently the mayor of Lake Oswego, Oregon.
On February 2, , he was shot and killed at a shooting range in Texas, making Taya a widow at age Following her husband's murder, Taya has given speeches and talks addressing his service and veterans' issues at numerous venues, as well as appeared on news networks such as CNN and Fox News.
She is an advocate for women and families who have lost family members while serving in war. In August , the state of Texas enacted the Chris Kyle Law SB , which was created to "expand the effort to help ease employment challenges for active duty military members and their spouses". At the ceremony, Kyle stated, "I hope that by incorporating these changes into current Texas law we can honor the legacy of Chris Kyle and the many like him.
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In , Kyle founded the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation as a touchstone for veterans and their families. The foundation's mission is to "serve those who serve us by providing meaningful interactive experiences that enrich family relationships".
The lawsuit was the continuation of an original lawsuit filed in against Kyle's husband, over a statement made in the book American Sniper.
Ventura won the lawsuit in an 8 to 2 jury decision.
Bestselling author Taya Kyle discusses her new book 'American Spirit' - GMA
Taya Kyle was involved in the making of the film, working with the film's screenwriter Jason Hall , and she was portrayed by Sienna Miller. Co-written with military and war author Jim DeFelice, the book details her life as a military wife and how she dealt with the sudden and untimely death of her husband.
In September , she was a judge for the Miss America pageant. Kyle is currently a contributor for Fox News. Kyle is a Republican and endorsed Rick Perry in the presidential election.
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