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Poll: 24 Percent of Americans Believe States Have a Right to Secede

Posted By admin On June 6, 2012 @ 8:23 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Elizabeth Harrington
CNS News [1]
June 6, 2012

Nearly one-quarter of Americans believe that states have the right to secede, according to a recent poll from Rasmussen Reports — up 10 percentage points in two years.

The latest poll is just one of many that shows that Americans have “serious and growing concern about the federal government,” according to Scott Rasmussen, founder and president of Rasmussen Reports.

According to the phone survey [2] released Sunday, 24 percent of Americans believe that states should be able to withdraw from the United States to form their own country, if they want. Nearly 60 percent (59) of Americans say they don’t believe states have the right to secede, while 16 percent are undecided.

“We do see that people are concerned about the federal government in a variety of ways,” Rasmussen told CNSNews.com. “51 percent believe that it’s a threat to individual liberties.

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[1] CNS News: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/poll-24-percent-americans-believe-states-have-right-secede

[2] survey: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/may_2012/24_say_states_have_right_to_secede

[3] Poll: 60 Percent of Americans Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/poll-60-percent-of-americans-favor-repeal-of-health-care-bill.html

[4] Citizens from 34 States Petition the White House to Secede from the U.S.: http://www.prisonplanet.com/citzens-from-34-states-petition-the-white-house-to-secede-from-the-u-s.html

[5] Obama Reelection Spurs Wave of States’ Petitions to Secede: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-reelection-spurs-wave-of-states-petitions-to-secede.html

[6] Gallup Poll: 44 Percent Of Americans Want Bush Back: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gallup-poll-44-percent-of-americans-want-bush-back.html

[7] What Does It Mean that Residents in All 50 States Have Filed Petitions to Secede?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/what-does-it-mean-that-residents-in-all-50-states-have-filed-petitions-to-secede.html

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