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NH lawmakers firmly reject seceding from United States


March 11, 2022

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House overwhelmingly rejected a proposal Thursday that called for the state to secede from the United States, although 13 lawmakers supported it.

Under the secession proposal, voters would have been asked to amend the state constitution to add that New Hampshire "peaceably declares independence from the United States and immediately proceeds as a sovereign nation. All other references to the United States in this constitution, state statutes and regulations are nullified."

Changing the New Hampshire constitution requires the support of three-fifths o...

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