Supporting the right to self-determination and local control.Secession Rights

When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

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Whenever government becomes destructive of these ends (life, liberty, pursuit of happiness), it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute a new government.  Declaration of Independence of the American Colonies, 1776

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California SecessionPlan To Divide California Into Six Separate States Moves Forward
Feb. 20, 2014 - California should be divided up because the economic and social culture varies greatly from one area of the state to another. He asserts that this makes California, as it is now, “nearly ungovernable” because the needs in each section of the state differ.

Jefferson SecessionSecession simmers in ‘State of Jefferson’
Oct. 27, 2013 - People in Modoc County, Calif., and its neighbor county to the west, Siskiyou, are aiming to pull off an improbable political rebellion. Supervisors in the remote counties have passed formal declarations affirming their desire to “start over” by withdrawing from

Texas SecessionSecession Fever Sweeps Texas, Maryland, Colorado, and California
Sept. 12, 2013 - Five counties in Maryland want to form their own state. So do eight in Colorado and one in Northern California. And the Lone Star State is on its way becoming an independent “island nation,” according to an influential Texas Republican.

Texas SecessionTexas Official Is Preparing for Secession
Sept. 14, 2013 -Texas Railroad Commissioner Barry Smitherman is running to be the state's next Attorney General, but that is apparently just a backup plan in case his real mission fails. That to lead the Independent Nation of Texas.

Jefferson SecessionWill north California secede from state? Sept. 9, 2013 - U.S. flags are unlikely to soon add another star, this rural separatist movement has long been brewing and is based on serious grievances that state and federal officials would be wise to ponder.

Maryland SecessionMaryland Latest State To Face Calls For Secession Sept. 10, 2013 - In Maryland, the most recent of the three, the impetus is the political imbalance in the state. The five western counties are just 11 percent of the population of the mostly Democratic state. These counties—which vote overwhelmingly Republican—feel as if their representatives have been marginalized to the point of ineffectiveness in the House of Delegates and the Maryland Senate. 

California SecessionSiskiyou County supervisors vote to pursue seceding from state Sept. 5, 2013 - More than 100 people packed the supervisors' chambers late this morning for a discussion on whether the county should issue a declaration that it wants to secede from the state. Nearly all those in attendance appeared to be for the move.

Jefferson SecessionCalifornia county wants to secede, join Oregon counties to create State of Jefferson Sept. 4, 2013 - Siskiyou County supervisors, hoping to spark another attempt to create the State of Jefferson in southern Oregon and northernmost California, voted Tuesday to begin the process of seceding from California. The board voted 4-1 to pursue secession at a meeting packed with local residents who say they are fed up with California state government.

Colorado Secession Secession Movement Gains Momentum in North Colorado July 14, 2013 - Residents in 10 counties want to create a state called "North Colorado" out of frustration over Colorado's recent restrictions on guns, proposed regulations on the oil and gas industry, and increased renewable energy standards for rural co-ops.

Colorado SecessionColorado Secession Movement Grows
July 11, 2013 - Two more counties in Colorado have joined in the campaign to transform part of the Centennial State into a 51st state. Organizers from Lincoln and Cheyenne counties have recently joined ten other counties to press for a new state to be called "North Colorado."

Texas Secession Texas Secession Movement: Rally For Texas Independence To Be Held In Austin On January 8th Jan. 3, 2013 - The Texas Nationalist Movement plans to hold a rally for Texas independence on Tuesday,  January 8th to support the secession movement in that state. 

Secession Secession petitions filed on White House web site Nov. 12, 2012 - From states across the country, Americans have filed petitions on the White House Web site seeking to secede from the union and form new state governments.

North Carolina SecessionNew secession movement?
Nov. 12, 2012 - North Carolina activist Randy Dye - who posted the North Carolina petition - told us Monday he doesn't have high hopes for the idea of secession - which he supports - but says it's still worth calling attention to the raw feelings behind that idea.

Texas SecessionTexas Secession Petition Barrels Ahead
Nov. 12, 2012 - As Republicans nationwide continue hoarding grains, ripping out what remains of their graying, fleeing hair, and praying to Grover Norquist, one has decided to do something about it.

Texas SecessionThe Texas Secession Petition:
Nov. 12, 2012 - The Texas Secession Petition. Yup, that's a real thing. White House must respond to sore losers. By Richard Whittaker, 5:24PM, Mon. Nov. 12. Imagine the passports: Texas fringe finds out how e-petitions work. So now we know how the GOP responds in ...

Florida SecessionSecession petitions from Florida, other states gain steam Nov. 12, 2012 - The media has begun to pick up on a new trend seen on "We the People," the White House's citizen-led petition drive site.

White House website deluged with secession petitions from 20 states
Nov. 11, 2012 - Petitions: Obama administration should let each state 'withdraw' and 'create its own NEW government'

Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions Nov. 11, 2012 - Some people are taking the election results pretty hard, or at least had the election serve as a catalyst for their previously-held secessionist beliefs. Maybe it's the fact that Lincoln hits the theaters this week.

North Carolina Secession Declaration of Secession May 5 -2012 Before we’re done we will, by necessity, have to secede from the present abusive union known as “The United States of America”.  It is the only way we can release ourselves from the bonds of economic and political slavery presently imposed by a distant and unresponsive capital. 

Frustration with mining tax proposal fuels Upper Peninsula secession talk in Marquette April 29, 2012 - Frustration with a proposed new business tax by the state has sparked some public talk among Upper Peninsula municipal leaders about seceding from the state of Michigan.

Texas SecessionLone Star State Of Mind: Could Texas Go It Alone? March 30, 2012 - It's a popular idea in Texas that the Lone Star State — once an independent republic — could break away and go it alone. A few years ago, Texas Gov. Rick Perry hinted that if Washington didn't stop meddling in his state, independence might be an option. In his brief run for the White House, he insisted that nearly anything the feds do, the states — and Texas in particular — could do better. California Secession

Malibu Starts Ball Rolling on Secession 11/29/11 -- The Malibu City Council voted to set the gears in motion to secede from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Monday, one day before the School Board is scheduled to vote on a contentious gift policy.

Should Alaska Secede From the U.S.? Aug 18, 2010-The state that loves to criticize Washington for too much taxing and spending coincidentally accepts more federal money per capita than any other state.

California Secession'South California' secession backer seeks statewide summit July 20, 2011 -The “California Rebellion” is on. Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone, who has proposed breaking away a major chunk of Southern California to form the new state of “South California,” on Wednesday said a statewide summit to explore the idea is penciled in for September or October.

Statehood questioned, so North Dakota to vote on fix July 13, 2011 - North Dakota is still technically a territory, 122 years after it officially joined the United States. Article XI, Section 4 of the state constitution declares each official in the "legislative assembly and judicial department" must take an oath before starting office. But the U.S. Constitution, Rolczynski said, mandates that senators, representatives, state legislators and "all executive and judicial officers" take an oath to uphold the Constitution. By not including that line, North Dakota defied the U.S. Constitution

SecessionThe Breakup of the United States
July 26,2010.  As the dissatisfactions of Americans with their national government grow, so does the likelihood of the breakup of the United States. I believe that most Americans can improve their well-being by ending the national government, that is, ending the Union..

California SecessionState of South California Secession
July 1, 2011 - The State of South California is being proposed by Riverside County SupervisorJeff Stone, with 13 counties seceding from California to form America's 52nd state. The proposed 51st state, of course, being the already proposed State of Jefferson in Northern California.

Arizona SecessionArizona to secede (unofficially) from union? Feb 3, 2011 - Members of the state Legislature, including Arizona's de facto governor, Senate President Russell Pearce, have introduced a bill that would allow Arizona to secede from the union without having to do so officially.

SecessionA Concurring Biblical Opinion for Secession? April 26, 2010 - The right of State secession is rooted and grounded in the Word of God. Jehovah's introduction of civil government in the Old Testament is replete with examples of State secession.

Vermont SecessionVermont's on the Right Track: Secession, Independence Not Needed? 02/08/2010 - That's some of what I've been hearing out there, when talking to people about their concerns... if they're well off, folks are as yet unwilling to even discuss the subject of secession. They haven't been hurt yet by the general decline. 

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