Abbott should fix Texas’ problems before amending U.S. Constitution

Abbott should fix Texas’ problems before amending U.S. Constitution

by Ana Jordan, for TribTalk.org
Jan. 27, 2016

I read with unease Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to ask the Texas Legislature, when it meets in 2017, to approve a convention of states for the purpose of amending our U.S. Constitution. It alarmed me, not just because Abbott believes we should alter the most important document in America’s 240-year history but also because he intends to initiate the amendment process by going through a Texas Legislature that was elected by less than a …

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