(KABB/WOAI) — Thousands of people have signed an online petition that calls on the United States to sell the state of Montana to reduce the national debt.
A group calling itself "Christian moms against private education" started a petition on Change.org to sell Montana to Canada for $1 trillion. The U.S. national debt is currently $22 trillion.
The description of the petition doesn't say much, except, "We have too much debt and Montana is useless. Just tell them it has beavers or something."
More than 7,500 people have signed the petition, which has a goal of 10,000 signatures.
The person who started the petition wrote an update stating that they are "just surprised that so many people have 'backed' my 'cause.'"