Colorado Secession

November 11, 2013 - 11:05 AM
In this Nov. 6, 2013 photo, a sign welcomes visitors to the rural town of Akron, the county seat of Washington County, Colo. A day earlier, a majority in Washington and four other counties on Colorado’s Eastern Plains voted yes on the creation of a 51st state, largely over residents' alienation from voters statewide on issues such as civil unions for gay couples, new renewable energy standards, and limits on ammunition magazines. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)