sexta-feira, 2 de julho de 2004

"Show me the way"

Baseado no princípio presente na Secessão do Império Britânico pela colónias:

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."

American Secession Project


To bring together the various groups and movements within the United States that advocate and desire independence or increased autonomy for their state or states. The legal and Constitutional principles that support States' Rights and secession are common to every group that is working toward independence of their state.

The Goal(s):

Restoration of a Representative Constitutional Republic in the form of the Federal Union. A Republic that respects the constraints of the Constitution and utilizes only those powers delegated to it by the States.

Failing that we desire that the People of various states be allowed to reassert a degree of state autonomy and independence. We desire such an arrangement that would allow such states to remain in the Union but be protected via nullification of any federal laws that state is in disagreement with.

Failing that we desire that People of various states be allowed to withdraw their state from the federal compact and Union via peaceful means. We desire that such states be allowed to rejoin the community of nations and reclaim the independence and sovereignty that springs from the citizenry.

The Obstacles:

Ignorance of the people

A federal government that has henceforth been unwilling to stem its usurpation of powers not granted to it

The Justification:

This site is dedicated primarily to justification of the principles of self-determination and the proper role of the states in our current system. No mere summary can possibly do this broad subject justice. However the first paragraph of the document in which the thirteen colonies seceded from the British Crown may suffice:

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