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The Vote No Borders Campaign provides a platform for Scottish voters to share their positive views on Scotland remaining part of the UK. Browse our latest posts below, explore the website, spread the word and help out in whatever way you can. Join the conversation - find us on Facebook and Twitter.
"One of my great passions is the feeling that unity is strength." In a new video, world famous classical composer Eddie McGuire talks about the threat to culture in the event of Separation, and tells us why he's voting No. Watch many others share their reasons for voting No here.
Three young Scottish musicians have joined forces to launch a song - backed by the No Borders Campaign - urging Scotland to remain part of the Union. Singer, Molly, says “As musicians, we wish to empower people to feel they can vote without feeling pressure from their communities, family or friends. I believe Scotland already has a unique identity which can continue to grow if we remain part of the UK.”
Pre-order the track from iTunes here - http://ow.ly/AkacJ (more stores will be added soon)
The song will be released for download on 7 September.
As the referendum campaign moves into high gear ahead of the September 18th vote on Scottish independence, both sides are on a sharp lookout for endorsement from prominent Scots. Heading the Yes camp, First Minister Alex Salmond has not restricted his search for support to the living. He has reached back to the man who came second, to Sir William Wallace, in a poll of 1,000 Scots conducted by Stirling University in 2006 to find the most admired of their countrymen. That man was the poet and songwriter Robert Burns. In this article, Professor David Purdie takes a look at Scotland's greatest poet and his credentials as a supporter of the Union.Read more
In the eighth in a series of exclusive articles for Vote No Borders, expert in constitutional law Professor Adam Tomkins looks in depth at our cultural union. Adam Tomkins teaches constitutional law at the University of Glasgow and writes here in a personal capacity. Follow him on twitter @ProfTomkins. To read all articles from Professor Tomkins click here.
Our Cultural Union
The SNP like to tell us that all they seek to change is Scotland’s political union with the rest of the United Kingdom. The social and cultural dimensions of union would remain. At least, this is sometimes what the SNP like to tell us. They have not exactly been consistent in their line about what of Britishness would remain in an independent Scotland. Pete Wishart, SNP Member of Parliament for Perth, wrote in 2011 that “Britishness will exist in Scotland long after we become independent. In fact I think that it could well be enhanced with independence. With independence we will get the opportunity to define a new Britishness, one based on equality and mutual respect”. Yet in 2008 the same Pete Wishart said in the House of Commons that “I have never felt British in my life” and that “I do not even know what Britishness is”. [Click read more to expand.]Read more
"Independence? I've been independent my whole life - it happens in your own head, not in a ballot box."
Watch Jimmy share his reasons for voting NO.
Watch more people share why they're saying No to Separation here.