Secession and the Truth-O-Meter

Texas Gov. Rick Perry answered a reporter's query about secession after an April 2009 "tea party" rally outside Austin's City Hall.

Americans in numerous states, including Texas, have signed online petitions in favor of their states seceding.

Remember when this was just a Texas phenomenon? We’re re-posting our previous fact-checks related to whether or not Texas Gov. Rick Perry once called for Texas to quit the Union.

Hint: Not quite.