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20 People Explain Why They’re Proudly Voting For Scottish Independence

Scottish voters explain why they’re proud to be voting yes in September’s referendum. “For a government Scotland votes for.”

1. “We will finally be able to make the right choices for our society.”

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2. “We can make changes that will benefit Scotland.”

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3. “Can you fit my t-shirt in too?”

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4. “I’m English, but I live here and I’m voting Yes.”

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5. “We need taxes that support Scottish industry.”

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6. “Do I have to say anything? No? Just a photo? Ok.”

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7. “Make sure you get my good side.”

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8. “It’s quite hard to fit this issue onto a whiteboard!”

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9. “I want to live in a fairer Scotland.”

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10. “Scotland has got what it takes to be prosperous.”

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11. “I hope other teachers read this and think about how they will approach these issues in a classroom.”

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12. “Yes means more jobs and hope for the future.”

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13. “I’m on my way to an opera!”

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14. “Independence is a prize: it’s something you win.”

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15. “Too many young people are moving away.”

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16. ….and then the whiteboard broke.

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17. “One in five Scottish children are living in poverty.”

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18. “My decision isn’t a kneejerk reaction against the Tories: they’re just an example of how bad it can get.”

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19. “We need to make our own decisions.”

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20. “We need to rule ourselves.”

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Hilary Wardle is the Scotland editor and is based in Edinburgh.
Contact Hilary Wardle at hilary.wardle@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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