This time, it’s being handled in a more cordial fashion than lobbing artillery shells at Fort Sumter.

A group of relatively anonymous people numbering in the thousands is using a White House website feature to urge President Barack Obama to allow the state to secede and form its own sovereign state.

There is one seeking to let the state secede and form its own government.

The relatively new feature notes that those petitions receiving 25,000 “signatures” in a month will receive an official response. Texas already had passed the 80,000 mark as of today, so presumably a response is coming soon.

As of 5 p.m., one of South Carolina’s petition had just over 12,000 signatures.

Read more in upcoming editions of The Post and Courier.