According to a recent Rasmussen poll, one in four people in the US believe the once-sovereign States that formed the Union have a right to secede from it. Support has been steadily growing in the years since Rasmussen has polled on this subject:
While belief in the right of individual states to break away from the United States continues to rise, the likelihood of such a move remains doubtful to most Americans.
Twenty-four percent (24%) of Adults nationwide now think states have the right to leave the United States and form an independent country, according to a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey. Most (59%) still disagree, but another 16% are undecided.
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