20 States files petitions to secede from the United States

If at first you don’t secede…

David Martosko reports at the Daily Caller:

On Nov.7, the day after President Barack Obama was re-elected, the White House’s website received a petition asking the administration to allow Louisiana to secede.

If 25,000 people sign the petition by Dec. 7, it will “require a response” from the Obama administration, according to published rules of the White House’s online “We the People” program.

The Louisiana petition has collected more than 12,300 signatures in four days. A separate effort from Texas has 15,400 supporters.

Similar petitions from 18 other states began arriving Nov. 9, bringing the total — for the moment — to 20.

[…] What began as a pair of parallel stunts appears to have gathered steam. Other than Louisiana and Texas, states with secession-related petitions pending on the White House website now include AlabamaArkansasColoradoFloridaGeorgiaIndianaKentuckyMichiganMississippiMissouriMontanaNew JerseyNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth Dakota,OregonSouth Carolina and Tennessee.

Read more at the Daily Caller

I noticed Oregon made the list, but we’re so controlled by socialists here that we’d end up as another communist dictatorship if we seceded.

I doubt it will go anywhere.   They have a better shot at nullification than secession.

Even so, if the feds try to confiscate guns within these states, they could end up with an armed revolt on their hands.

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