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California Dreamin'? Many in Golden State Want to Secede From Trump's U.S.

But getting there will be extraordinarily hard. An 1869 Supreme Court ruling called Texas v. White suggests that there are only two ways for a state to leave the union: "through revolution or through consent of the States"

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    Protesters march in opposition of Donald Trump's presidential election victory in San Francisco, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.

    Donald Trump's presidential election stirred anti-union sentiments in California, NBC News reported.

    YesCalifornia, which is pushing for California to secede and become a separate country, staged a daylong "informational session" Wednesday outside the State Capitol in Sacramento.

    The organization, a political action committee formed in August 2015, is working for a referendum on the 2019 state ballot that would start the long path to legal secession.