From Ending Forced Annexation in Texas: Hon. Jess Fields & James Quintero, TPPF, Center for Local Governance (July, 2015)
Annexation has almost always been a controversial issue in Texas, with advocates on both sides offering widely different views on matters of property rights and self-determination. But much of the real debate centers on the proper role of government.
Perhaps more than ever, Americans are becoming acutely aware of the need to protect their property rights, as government at the federal, state, and local levels seem inclined to diminish the natural Constitutional rights that have long been held in esteem. It is the duty of all Texans to question the policies and institutions threatening our individual liberty and property rights.