An online petition has been filed with the White House requesting that Florida be allowed to “withdraw from the United States of America.” What do you think about the efforts?
Florida Secession Movement
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
An online petition has been filed with the White House requesting that Florida be allowed to “withdraw from the United States of America.” Do you think it’s time to go it alone?
A growing group of Floridians think the state should break away from the United States and run its own affairs. Doubt it? There’s an official petition filed with the federal government via the White House’s website. The petition had 18,728 signatures as of 8:45 a.m. Nov. 13. It has a goal of 25,000 signatures and was only created on Nov. 10. There’s even some momentum behind the idea it would seem. When Sarasota Patch ran an article on the petition, it was reported there were only 1,343 signatures. That number has since climbed in leaps and bounds, nearing the goal of 25,000. Here’s what the petition asks: We the people of the great state of Florida, do see that in today's world the Federal Government has not led our citizens justly and …