A Successful Path To A Peaceful Secession

A Successful Path to a Peaceful Secession

Robert young, a professor of political science, wrote an interesting paper about how peaceful secessions happen. In it, he analyzes various secessions from the past and theorized that the long term success of the peaceful ones depended on their fitting a general pattern. He focuses mainly on three secession movements;…

Loopholes For Becoming A Free Country Without An Amendment

Loopholes for Becoming a Free Country Without an Amendment

In a lengthier post, Dave M covers similar ground as Andre Santana, using Article 4 Section 3 Clause 2 of the Constitution. In his take, a small part of California would have to cede the rest of California to the federal government, who, in turn, will create the territory of California…

How California Can Legally Leave The US

How California can Legally Leave the US

Andre Santana posts on Medium of a way he believes California could become a country without changes to the constitution. He refers to Article 4 Section 3 Clause 2:  “The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging…