Photo detail

Language of the secession petition:“We petition the Obama Administration to peacefully grant the State of Arizona to withdraw from the United States of America This petition is one of several dozen calling for specific states to secede from the union. They have been posted on a White House website, “We the People,” that allows people to put up petitions and seek a response from the administration. (Photo courtesy

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

We want out: Arizona secession petition quickly draws backers

Arizona has been in the union more than a century, but some residents appear to want out after the last election.


Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.