Texas GOP Tosses Secessionist PlankA committee of Texas GOP leaders late Thursday narrowly threw out drafted language in the party platform that supported a referendum on Texas leaving the United States.
Texas GOP Rejects Proposed Secession Ballot InitiativeSupporters said the idea of "Texas independence" might be popular enough to bolster voter turnout without having any practical effect.
White House On Texas Secession: No 'Right To Walk Away'The White House has responded to a petition to allow Texas to secede by saying the Founding Fathers who created the Union "did not provide a right to walk away from it."
Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good IdeaI find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.

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