(MOBILE, Ala.) - Alabama's petition to secede from the United States has reached nearly 28,000 signatures.
That’s well over the 25,000 needed to get a response from the White House.
The petition that asks to peacefully withdraw from the United States and create a new government was first started November 9th by a Mobile resident.
At least two dozen states have similar petitions on the White House website. Texas has already drawn more than 100,000 signatures.