Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Following Trump victory, Californians call for secession

Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:00
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Calexit

The day after the United States presidential election, #Calexit was trending on social media, as hundreds gathered on the capital steps.

Apparently, there is a large number of Californians who weren’t happy with the election results and are now calling for the state to secede. But the idea – although gaining momentum following the election – isn’t new and actually has a fairly good following.

Yes California Independence Campaign is the group pushing for the change, aiming for a referendum in 2018 which, if passed, would make the state of California an independent country.

Shervin Pishevar, an early investor in Uber, previously said he would provide the funds to make California its own country if Trump was elected president. After the official announcement of a win, Pishevar again confirmed he was willing to provide the financial support needed.

“It’s the most patriotic thing I can do,” he said, adding that the country is at a “crossroads… a tipping point.”

[ Business Insider ]

The post Following Trump victory, Californians call for secession appeared first on Guns.com.

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.