Tag: Constitutional Amendment

Texas Governor’s Address Sets Four State Emergency Priorities

Governor Greg Abbott addressed members of the Texas House and Senate in his State of the State Address on Tuesday and laid out his emergency items, including banning sanctuary cities, reforming the embattled agency responsible for safeguarding children, calling for a Convention of States to address overreaches by the federal government, and ethics reform governing elected officials.

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Western Conservative Summit Kicks Off in Colorado

DENVER, Colorado—Over 4000 delegates are expected to gather at Denver’s Convention Center this weekend for the Western Conservative Summit. Speakers include presidential candidates Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Carly Fiorina, Rick Perry, Ben Carson, and Scott Walker.

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Hillary Clinton in 2004: Traditional Marriage a ‘Bedrock Principle’

Barack Obama is not the only Democrat whose views have “evolved” on same sex marriage: Hillary Clinton, who now holds that the Supreme Court should declare a constitutional right to gay marriage, taking the matter away from the states, argued in 2004 for the “sanctity of marriage” and stated she was committed to “the fundamental bedrock principle that exists between a man and a woman.”

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State Republicans Plan Bold Agenda

Conservatives rightfully worry that Republicans in Washington will pursue a modest agenda with their Congressional majorities, but the states provide fertile ground for a broad reform legislation. In recent years, Republicans and conservatives have won public sector reforms in Wisconsin, broad tax reform in a number of states, and have led three states—Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Carolina—out of the Common Core education regime.