How did I miss this? Montana threatens to secede if the Supreme Court hears Heller and rules that there is no individual right to bear arms. I am . . . cough . . . somewhat doubtful . . . that they will actually attempt to make good on their threat should the Supreme Court defy them. The benefits of being part of the United States are extremely large, particularly for Montana, which is, IIRC, a big net beneficiary of Federal largesse. But it's nice to see the secession space taken over by someone besides neo-confederates.