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May 13, 2016

Texas Republicans to Vote on Secession

Gotta work one of these times.

GOP delegates at Texas’s Republican Party state convention will vote Friday on whether the state should secede from the U.S., after the idea passed a special platform committee on Wednesday.

The motion is not expected to pass the convention, but it's a major step forward for activists with the Texas Nationalist Movement, who have long been agitating for the Lone Star State to secede from the union. The group reported a 400% increase in membership after the 2012 election, and more than 100,000 people signed a Change.org petition to the White House asking it to allow Texas's secession.

The White House responded by saying there is no exit and no hope -- no state, having joined the United States, may depart from it, no matter how tyrannical it might become.

Thanks to Lauren.


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