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Is it now site policy that questions differing only by jurisdiction are duplicates?

Questions about different jurisdictions should not be considered duplicates Just like questions about different programming languages on Stack Overflow, different operating systems on Super User, ...
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Should question about Hawaii secession be closed

There is a number of claims, which rise to the level of an urban legend, that Texas has a historical right to secede. As the linked answer shows, it does not. But the persistence of such claims makes ...
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Should question about Hawaii secession be closed

The question suggested as a duplicate reads, in full: Many people, possibly even including recent Texas governors, think that Texas has a right to secede from the Union. Does it, or does it not? ...
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Should asking a broad "is [action] legal anywhere?" question preclude specific questions about the legality of that action in a specific country?

Specific questions should only be marked as duplicates of broad survey questions if the specific question is already addressed in the existing answers to the broader question. This is why Stack ...
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