Texas GOP Convention Pushes for Referendum on State’s Secession in 2023

Following President Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 elections, the Republicans have increasingly floated the idea of secession. In 2021 Texas Republican Rep. Kyle Biedermann filed a bill calling for state-level secession from the US as “the federal government is out of control and does not represent the values of Texans.” As Texas Republicans ended a three-day convention in Houston on June 18th, they revived the call for a referendum on whether the state should secede from the US, according to the Texas Tribune. This was one of a plethora of measures called for in the Texas GOP’s new … Continue reading Texas GOP Convention Pushes for Referendum on State’s Secession in 2023