In this July 8 file photo, Gov. Greg Abbott responds to questions during a news conference at City Hall in Dallas. Abbott said state legislatures nationwide should convene a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and restore freedoms embodied by President Ronald Reagan. But Texas lawmakers have been trying to rewrite the Constitution since before Reagan took office — and even since before he was born.
In this July 8 file photo, Gov. Greg Abbott responds to questions during a news conference at City Hall in Dallas. Abbott said state legislatures nationwide should convene a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and restore freedoms embodied by President Ronald Reagan. But Texas lawmakers have been trying to rewrite the Constitution since before Reagan took office — and even since before he was born. Tony Gutierrez AP archives
In this July 8 file photo, Gov. Greg Abbott responds to questions during a news conference at City Hall in Dallas. Abbott said state legislatures nationwide should convene a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and restore freedoms embodied by President Ronald Reagan. But Texas lawmakers have been trying to rewrite the Constitution since before Reagan took office — and even since before he was born. Tony Gutierrez AP archives

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