Alex Massie

Do I hear Texas? Vermont? Any other takers?

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Reading this post from James Poulos left me wondering:

What would happen if a US state decided to leave the Union? Would they be permitted to do so? How would you go about seceding anyway? Would it be legal to do so? What would be the consequences?

Bonus questions: Which state would be most likely to seek to secede? And upon what grounds? 

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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