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Georgia Secession

Thousands call for Georgia to secede

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ATLANTA — Following President Barack Obama’s re-election, residents of more than 30 states have signed petitions asking to secede from the union. Georgia, with one notable secession under its belt, is among them.


By Wednesday, the Georgia petition online at whitehouse.gov soared past the 25,000 signatures needed to prompt an official White House response. The petition asks that the onetime 13th colony be allowed to create its “own new government.” As the online movement grows, so do theories about the motives of its backers. Is the political disaffection that prompted thousands to take to their keyboards tinged with racial animosity? Not so, said Dany Dukes, a Canton, Ga.-area consultant who this year made a failed run for chairman of the Cherokee County School Board.


Read more: TimesRecordNews - http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/2012/nov/15/thousands-call-georgia-secede/ (November 15, 2012) 

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