On Friday the Texas Gov. Greg Abbott gave an impassioned speech on the need for states to call an Article V Convention of States, and it’s already sending shockwaves through political circles and energizing the grassroots nationwide.
Abbott’s appeal to the Texas policymakers was met with an immediate and prolonged standing ovation. In a Facebook post Michael Farris, the co-founder of the Convention of States Project, posted a link to the Governor’s speech.
“Governor Abbott gave what I believe will be remembered as the most important political speech of our generation,” Farris wrote.
Abbott, who has long derided President Obama’s use of the executive order, put out a document that includes nine proposed constitutional amendments which would restore power to the states and to the people.
“We are gratified that Governor Abbott has responded to the grassroots movement in Texas and is endorsing our call for a Convention of…
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