Here Are All The Californians Serious About Seceding From The U.S. (#Calexit) Now That Trump Won The Election

via Twitter
via Twitter

#Calexit is currently trending on Twitter in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 Presidential election.

What is #Calexit, you ask? Well, it’s a proposal for California to secede from the United States. The proposal suggests a referendum on the issue in 2019.

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And here are the reasons why some Californians want to leave the United States.

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The first instance of the hashtag appears on November 1st.

https://twitter.com/frutron/status/793438720376475648

But now, in light of protests in San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Sacramento…

…the term is trending more broadly.

https://twitter.com/mesteve0319/status/796813580926451712

https://twitter.com/JayyMacias12/status/796246758724509696

https://twitter.com/SaveTheYoukai/status/796261363387506689

https://twitter.com/SSJKamui/status/796814208310591489

There are hundreds more just like these.

Secession was previously a topic reserved for disaffected Texas conservatives but now it looks like some liberal Californians are quite serious about it. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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