New Colorado? Rural residents upset with urban neighbors say yes to secession idea

  • Article by: IVAN MORENO , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 11, 2013 - 7:18 PM

AKRON, Colo. — The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There wouldn't be civil unions for gay couples, legal recreational marijuana, new renewable energy standards, or limits on ammunition magazines.

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