I thought Rick Perry was pretty dumb, but his successor Greg Abbott seems to be trying to one-up Perry's own far-right-wing stupidity. Governor Abbot has been very anti-Obama and is calling the states to pass several Constitutional amendments he made up personally. Maybe he should try to focus on his favorite one, because if you ever studied American government, getting one constitutional amendment passed is a miracle in itself. He claims it's all about states' rights, but I think it's just him being an anti-Obama crybaby.
Two of his amendments deal with the Supreme court in an obvious reaction to a sour conservative response to the marriage equality ruling last year. One them says a two-thirds state majority could overrule a Supreme Court decision, but I never thought politicians in a state house were suppose to act as the judicial branch. The other is that a super majority of seven judges are needed to over-ride a "democratically passed law". So that would mean if a state passed a law that would jail anyone that "insulted" Christianity, all it would take would be some fools like Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas who would claim that it doesn't violate the 1st amendment when it clearly does. The main purpose of the court is to strike down laws to protect civil liberties, and Greg Abbott wants to make that harder? Republicans might want less taxation, but they don't mind more government getting into your personal lives if it pleases their desires.