Anytime they want
Bad times only
I don't know
It would be a matter entirely for the people of Texas, but it might be bloody. If they had the will to secede and to militarily repel federal attempts to prevent it, they'd be entitled to their independence. Independence usually involves a degree of war and bloodshed, doesn't it? Not always, but usually.
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No. Secession is explicitly forbidden by the constitution. We had this discussion a long time again and it's a settled issue. Secession is illegal.
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And if the people of Texas voted to do this, what would they be giving up? And what would they have to pay for?
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