The New USA? Secession Movement Gains Steam

David Brody CBN News Chief Political Correspondent, Wednesday, March 05, 2014

A number of conservative, rural Americans are taking about seceding and creating their own states, meaning a new map of the United States of America could include the following:
 A 51st state called Jefferson, made up of Northern California and Southern Oregon
 A new state called Western Maryland
 A new state called North Colorado

An 'Amicable' Divorce

That desire for something different can also be felt in Arizona, Michigan, and in Western Maryland where thousands have signed secession petitions.
One website reads, "We intend to exercise our right of self-determination and self-governance to better secure our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
Scott Strzelczyk, the leader of the Western Maryland movement, is ready to get going.

"If they are not going to listen or take our needs into consideration and govern in a way that's more in accordance with the way we want to be governed we are seeking an amicable divorce," he said.

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