Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Daily Beast's Caitlin Dickson: Secession Movements in California, Texas, Colorado, and Maryland

Caitlin Dickson's article is linked below.

The Daily Beast: Secession Movements in Four States

"The wave of U.S. secession movements, the largest since the South tried to break up with the Union, is being fueled by a deep urban-rural split, says Frances Lee, a professor at the University of Maryland’s Department of Government and Politics. The fault lines are partisan affiliations and social issues such as reproductive rights and gun control. So it’s no coincidence that the counties seeking to break free generally identify as conservative or libertarian, nor is it a coincidence that they tend to be in rural areas."

---Caitlin Dickson, The Daily Beast 

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