Eight states have recently declared their sovereignty. The Federal government has been stepping on states rights for too long and the states are beginning to get upset. Let's see.... where have we heard "states rights" before? Oh yeah, in the 1850s right before South Carolina took the bold move in seceeding from the Union on December 20, 1860. It will be interesting to watch and see where this goes. It will be interesting to see what the federal government has to say for itself. Here are the states and the links to their declarations of sovereignty.