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on April 30, 2024 in World News

Democracy in Action: Louisiana Residents Win Right to Secede from Democrat-Run State Capital and Create their Own City

by Cullen Linebarger Residents in Louisiana’s Democrat-run capital city have won a historic battle to secede and create their own city following a lengthy court battle. As the New York Times reported, the Louisiana Supreme Court cleared the way on Friday for a group of mostly-white, affluent residents of Baton Rouge to secede and form the new city of St. George. This is the first city incorporated in the Pelican State in almost two decades. In the 4-3 ruling, the justices found that lower courts were wrong in blocking St George’s creation over concerns of its financial viability. Andrew...

by Cullen Linebarger Residents in Louisiana’s Democrat-run capital city have won a historic battle to secede and create their own city following a lengthy court battle. As the New York Times reported, the Louisiana Supreme Court cleared the way...

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