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23 Reasons Scots Are Voting Yes In The Independence Referendum

The #YesBecause hashtag is trending across the UK. Here’s why people are backing Scottish independence.

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Im #YesBecause this is my son in this pic and I want his future to be bright with scotland being independent and free

— Carrie (@carrierob34)
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#YesBecause We give all our money to London only to be berated as scroungers

— Rattlecans (@rattlecans)
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I'm #yesbecause these three can grow up and have free healthcare, go to University and not have to worry about me.

— MD (@MavisDee)
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#yesbecause Westminster only serves the City of London. In an Independent Scotland, Holyrood will serve the people of Scotland.

— Vee Mack (@Vee_Mack)
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I'm voting #yesbecause...

— David Officer (@Davidofficer)
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I'm #YesBecause illegal wars, the lack of a socialist alternative at Westminster, nuclear weapons, food banks, child poverty and for the NHS

— rach7el (@rach_murph)
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I'm #YesBecause I don't believe in UK foreign policy. I don't want my country to be a "superpower", just a power for good.

— Natalie McGarry (@nataliemcgarry)
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#YesBecause we can hold our head up high in the international community. #indyref

— Gen Yes Midlothian (@GenYesMid)
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#YesBecause ask yourself, deep down, do you really, honestly think Cameron, Osborne, Clegg & the like actually give a fuck about Scotland?

— Daniel (@MiniKitson)
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I'm #YesBecause it's an unknown filled with hope as opposed to a known filled with misery.

— Paul McCole (@Paulsin2)
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#YesBecause

— DubCentral (@DubCentral)
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I'm #YesBecause I don't want to be the guy saying "I told you so" in 2017 when a Tory government takes the UK out of Europe.

— Wings Over Scotland (@WingsScotland)
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I'm #YesBecause if we're not prepared to solve our own problems, why should anybody else?

— Doug Daniel (@DouglasDaniel)
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I'm #yesbecause I'm sick of Scotland being a 'cute' country. #indyref

— Yeskittens (@Yeskittens)
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I'm #yesbecause I am a foster carer & see first hand what welfare cuts & poverty does to a nation & its children. Please vote #Yes

— VoteYes on Sept 18th (@andytemple67)
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#YesBecause... have you thought about what the alternative might be?

— Radical Independence (@Radical_Indy)
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I'm #YesBecause in 60 years time my grandchildren will question why my generation even debated the independence of their nation #indyref

— Aidan Kerr (@_Kerr__)
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I'm #yesbecause the definition of madness is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Westminster has failed us.

— Stephen Paton (@stephenpaton134)

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Jim Waterson is the UK deputy editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London. Waterson focuses on politics.
Contact Jim Waterson at jim.waterson@buzzfeed.com.
 
 

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