White House Responds to Secession Petitions

Here is the White House’s response to the secession petitions. I suppose the great state of Louisiana will be with us for a while longer.


Petition Response: Our States Remain UnitedBy Jon Carson, Director of the Office of Public Engagement

Thank you for using the White House’s online petitions platform to participate in your government.

In a nation of 300 million people — each with their own set of deeply-held beliefs — democracy can be noisy and controversial. And that’s a good thing. Free and open debate is what makes this country work, and many people around the world risk their lives every day for the liberties we often take for granted. Continue reading