Oregon citizens consider approving conservative secession plan to flee liberal-led state

A secession plan known as the “Greater Idaho Movement” is gaining momentum in Oregon as some residents feel they no longer belong in the liberal-run state and would be better served by their neighbor to the east. 

If successful, the Greater Idaho Movement would move Oregon’s eastern border west by 200 miles, allowing some rural parts of the state to combine with neighboring Idaho. In Crook County, Oregon, home to about 26,000 people, residents are set to vote on joining dozens of other counties in the Eastern portion of the state to join a secession measure.

“I love Oregon but I just don’t love the people running it right now,” Eric Smith, a Crook County, Oregon, resident, told USA Today. “It doesn’t feel like they want to keep us anyway.”

The Oregon and Idaho legislatures,
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