GovBeat: secession

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Colorado’s 51st state movement failed, but 43,900 people still wanted to secede

The movement ramped up over the state legislature’s passage of firearm restrictions, oil and gas regulations, and renewable energy mandates.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  11:53 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaigns and Elections, Colorado, secession

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Two Tennessee lawmakers listed as guests at secessionist group meeting

One won’t comment and the other says he’s agrees that the South could become its own nation.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:54 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  secession, Tennessee

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Colorado county to vote on secession

Residents in a conservative northern Colorado county will vote this November on whether to secede and create a 51st state

By Reid Wilson  |  04:35 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colorado, secession, States, tea party