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BREAKING: Texas Gov. Calls For “Convention of the States” to Stop Barack H. Obama


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott led the charge in court against President Obama’s amnesty program for illegal aliens. Now, he’s joining the fight on another front, pushing a “convention of the states” proposal that has gained momentum in Obama’s second term as many conservatives attempt to rein in the federal government.

The proposal aims to invoke Article V of the U.S. Constitution to propose new amendments to the founding document.

On Friday, Abbott officially called for just such a convention to seize power from a federal government that is out of control and return it to the states. He called his proposed amendments “The Texas Plan.”

Some of the amendments in the proposal include prohibiting administrative agencies and the unelected bureaucrats from creating and preempting federal law; mandating that Congress balance its budget; allowing a two-thirds majority of the states to override a U.S. Supreme Court decision, federal law or regulation; and prohibiting Congress from regulating activity that occurs within one state’s borders.

Abbott argued that Obama has abused his


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