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Whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to seek a constitutional remedy to the abuse of powers.
We the people of the Counties of New California solemnly publish and declare these counties are, and of Right ought to be, a free and Independent State, that we strive to be free from the State of California, and that as a Free and Independent State, have full power to establish and maintain law and order, to promote general prosperity, and to do all other acts and things, which an Independent New California State may rightfully do.
We, therefore, the Representatives of the Counties of New California, appeal to the California Legislature and the Federal Congress to pass resolutions to create the State of New California. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor.
originally posted by: Taupin Desciple
I could be wrong, but that doesn't look very professional to me. Did a lawyer look that over?
I wouldn't mind if the northerners pulled it off, they've been trying for decades, but you really should put a lot of solid legal, professional and business centered arguments behind it. Not a half page of emotions.
Besides which, Peurto Rico is the 51st state.
Why does everyone ignore Peurto Rico?
originally posted by: sine.nomine
a reply to: ANNED
Good luck from the Midwest. You'll need it. The size of the state of California is truly unfair in representing those who aren't in the big cities.
time to band together,rid Calif of Democrats
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: TerryMcGuire
Its all states rights.
The difference is that the electoral college votes by state. The people in california wajt to create a state that represents them...not the populous neighbors
Our nation is a nation of states.
About 26% of California's public school students in the 2011–12 school year identified themselves as white (non-Hispanic), and 52% of the state's students identified themselves as Hispanic or Latino.
Areas with especially large Spanish speaking populations include the Los Angeles metropolitan area, the California-Mexico border counties of San Diego and Imperial, and the San Joaquin Valley.
Nearly 43% of California residents speak a language other than English at home, a proportion far higher than any other state. California is home to almost 25% of the country's undocumented population, making up 6% of California's residents overall. Two-thirds of California's undocumented population has lived in the state for more than 10 years.