Texas Secession Scenario

After winning the 2016 election by a landslide, conservatives everywhere are upset about the first 8 months of the progressive and liberal Hillary Clinton presidency.  With a democrat-controlled congress, President Clinton has passed legislation that has infuriated the right-wing.  In only a matter of months, she has managed to pass legislation that effectively abolishes the death penalty, contains strict gun control measures (such as completely outlawing the carrying of guns in public and owning a gun larger than a pistol), requires every police officer in the country to wear a body camera, raised the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour and tying it to an inflation index, while also greatly decreasing debt for college students. She has also allowed much more than the previously proposed 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country, cut back on deportations and border control, and restored the right to vote to thousands of convicted felons.  As a result of these drastic measures, conservatives, especially southerners, have declared much of this legislation “unconstitutional”, with Texas Governor Greg Abbott calling Clinton a “dictator”.  Shortly after this, Tea Party members in Texas drew up plans to secede from the United States.  After Texas declared its independence, President Clinton responded by surprisingly allowing Texas to secede (believing that they wouldn’t be able to survive on their own), but threatening to start a second civil war if any other states join in the Secession.  After a few months of Greg Abbott serving as the acting President, Texas lawmakers have determined that they will elect their 1st President in November of 2018.  Most of the Constitution is similar to the original U.S. Constitution, with the only major difference being that they will use a unicameral legislature with just 1 Senator from each territory in an attempt to give more power to the states. There are 3 major parties: the Tea Party, the Republicans, and the Progressives, with Ted Cruz of the Tea Party the favorite to become President.


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