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The Borders between US States Are Obsolete

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Tags Decentralization and SecessionLawU.S. History

01/20/2023Ryan McMaken

It's been more than 150 years since most state boundaries were drawn in the US. Since then, demographic and political realities have changed enormously. The boundaries should change too. 

Original Article: "The Borders Between US States Are Obsolete"

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Original Article: 
The Borders Between US States Are Obsolete