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J.K. Rowling Tweeted A Passionate Plea For Scotland To Remain Part Of The UK

"People before flags, answers not slogans, reason not ranting, unity not enmity".

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In June, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling released a statement on her website in support of Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom.

She argued: "If we leave... there will be no going back. This separation will not be quick and clean: it will take microsurgery to disentangle three centuries of close interdependence, after which we will have to deal with three bitter neighbours."She also donated £1 million to the campaign against Scottish independence.
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She argued: "If we leave... there will be no going back. This separation will not be quick and clean: it will take microsurgery to disentangle three centuries of close interdependence, after which we will have to deal with three bitter neighbours."

She also donated £1 million to the campaign against Scottish independence.

Today, she tweeted this passionate plea.

People before flags, answers not slogans, reason not ranting, unity not enmity #bettertogether

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowling

People before flags, answers not slogans, reason not ranting, unity not enmity #bettertogether

9:52 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And offered her support for Devo Max.

Nothing would make me happier than @UKLabour stating now that we get Devo Max in the event of a 'no' vote.

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowling

Nothing would make me happier than @UKLabour stating now that we get Devo Max in the event of a 'no' vote.

10:32 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Devo Max means that Scotland would be in charge of most of its own laws, with the exceptions being foreign affairs and defence. This BBC News article provides a good explanation.

She didn't leave it there, though, and stuck around on Twitter to debate the issue with fans.

She offered some pretty sharp responses.

She defended her donation to Better Together.

And her political opinions of the NHS.

She said the reason she is debating with fans is that the referendum is an important issue.

And people are passionate on both sides of the debate.

She ended the debate with this thought.

I want to thank all the people tweeting me lovely messages. Don't worry about me - to paraphrase Albus Dumbledore...

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowling

I want to thank all the people tweeting me lovely messages. Don't worry about me - to paraphrase Albus Dumbledore...

2:27 PM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

If you're waiting for universal popularity, you'll be on Twitter a VERY long time. xxxx

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowling

If you're waiting for universal popularity, you'll be on Twitter a VERY long time. xxxx

2:28 PM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite