White House to Texas: No, You Can't Secede

Texas, 7 other states told they're staying in the union

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 15, 2013 1:38 AM CST | Updated Jan 15, 2013 7:35 AM CST

(Newser) – White House to Texas: You're staying in America. The Obama administration has officially rejected a petition signed by more than 125,000 people demanding that the Lone Star State be allowed to leave the union, the Houston Chronicle reports. Similar petitions from Alabama, Florida,...   Read full story »

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