ENG: Secession in the United States can refer to secession of a state from the United States, secession of part of a state from that state to form a new state, or secession of an area from a city or county.
Attempts at or aspirations of secession from the United States have been a feature of the country's politics since its birth. Some have argued for a constitutional right of secession and others for a natural right of revolution. The United States Supreme Court ruled unilateral secession unconstitutional while commenting that revolution or consent of the states could lead to a successful secession.
The one serious secession movement was defeated in the American Civil War. In 1860 and 1861, eleven of the fifteen southern declared their secession from the United States and joined ...
EN.wiki: Secession in the United States can refer to secession of a state from the United States, secession of part of a state from that state to form a new state, or secession of an area from a city , positive
Austin and El Paso, Texas, have both started Petitions to Secede from Secessionist Texas, as has Atlanta, Georgia, while North Carolina has a counter-Petition to remain in the USA (which I signed by m , positive
Among the states with petitions calling for secession is North Carolina, which has more than 22,000 signatures.
PITTSBORO, N.C. - A week after Barack Obama won a second term as president of the United States, individuals in 34 states have filed petitions with the White House calling for their states to secede.
Among the states with petitions calling for secession is North Carolina, which has more than 22,000 signatures as of 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.
By: Melanie Sanders
Read more: NBC -http://www2.nbc17.com/news/2012/nov/13/5/man-behind-ncs-secession-petition-calls-it-wishful-ar-2777518/ ...
Just a week after President Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States, seven petitions, including North Carolina, have reached the minimum number of signatures needed asking that their state secede from the U.S.
The petitions, started by residents and not government officials, have gone viral since they were posted on the White House's website last week.
On Monday, there were 23 petitions on the site asking 21 states to secede from the Union - two states had duplicate petitions. On Wednesday afternoon, that number had jumped to 56 petition.
By Chris Dyches
PITTSBORO — The Pittsboro man who started a petition on The White House website asking that the State of North Carolina be allowed to secede from the United States doesn’t expect anything to come of the petition.
“I’m a realist,” said Randy Dye, a Tea Party activist who lives outside of Pittsboro in Chatham County.
Several days ago, Dye heard from contacts in Louisiana that Louisiana had posted a petition on The White House website to secede, so he decided create one for North Carolina as well, he said. He created the petition Friday.
By The Herald-Sun of ...
Colorado Counties to Decide on Secession Residents of 11 Colorado counties will vote Tuesday on whether to secede and form the nation’s 51st state. Proponents of the ballot measure say it is needed to give them a political voice. They say the state government, which is under … Continue reading →
Braying for Secession A day ago I caught a quip about secession that came, maybe coincidentally, after Soups and Knives where I write about the topic. I don’t think the intent was malicious. And people are braying for secession, as if those Blue areas will never choke them … Continue reading →