Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1869 that no state could leave the Union...
A group of Texas secessionists is hitting the road to bring their message of a Lone Star nation to more than 20 cities across the state.
Today, the Texas Nationalist Movement is kicking off their "Take Texas Back Tour," with speaking dates booked at hotels and other venues throughout North, East and Central Texas. The group says it aims to collect signatures to get Texas secession on the 2016 ballot. That isn't actually possible—only the legislature can get referendums on the ballot in Texas—but the separatists hope to court volunteers and supporters across the state.