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To: politicalmerc
I understand the desire, but I have to point out that Counties don't have the standing to succeed from states.

Counties can secede from a State, but it's very difficult (see Article IV, Section 3, Clause 1).

16 posted on 07/02/2011 7:03:12 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Repeal 16-17

That’s what I was eluding to in my other post, the State legislature would have to agree to split, not the counties splitting without the consent of the State. Counties don’t exist without the action of the state.


29 posted on 07/02/2011 7:13:44 PM PDT by politicalmerc (The whole earth may move, but God's throne is never shaken. I think I'll stand by Him..)
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To: Repeal 16-17
Counties can secede from a State, but it's very difficult (see Article IV, Section 3, Clause 1).

West Virginia split from Virginia proper because of the Civil War. They had Union sentiments.

60 posted on 07/02/2011 9:03:42 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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