secede from

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If a minority in such case will secede rather than acquiesce, they make a precedent which in turn will divide and ruin them; for a minority of their own will secede from them whenever a majority refuses to be controlled by such minority.
Academics agree that Texas cannot secede from the United States, and point to a post-Civil War Supreme Court ruling, Texas v.
I URGE every reader of this paper to sign the online petition "Allow the North of England to secede from the UK & join Scotland" on change.
It is probably hard for Americans to understand why Scotland did not secede from the UK.
And on a White House website, a flurry of post-election petitions have been filed by all 50 states asking for permission to secede from the Union.
11 ( ANI ): Texas is waiting for President Barack Obama's reaction to a petition demanding it be allowed to secede from the United States, and they might have to continue waiting.
As of Monday, citizens from all 50 states had submitted petitions to the White House website requesting Washington's permission to secede from the United States.
A petition requesting that Barack Obama's administration allow Texas to secede from the U.
The two, who also attended the meeting, have already offered to secede from their respective parties to join the new party.
There are around 10,000 southern military officers from different ranks were relieved following the south's decision to secede from the north.
Al Baidh, who is exiled in Germany, has been calling for the south to secede from the north and end a unity deal in place since May 22, 1990.
The best option would be to allow the city of Los Angeles to secede from the LAUSD, or allow the 26 other cities to secede and join other districts, create their own districts, or form a Joint Powers Authority.