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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.

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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 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

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