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Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

With the rise of birthright citizenship as an issue, we've witnessed a transformation of media and left-wing gadflies from knee-jerk constitutional relativists to strict textualists.
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Cognitive Dissonance: Fox Cheerleads Constitution Reading While Targeting 14th Amendment

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (4 years ago)

Fox News lauded Republicans' ceremonial reading of the U.S. Constitution on the House floor. However, Fox News figures have boosted right-wing efforts to change birthright citizenship as provided by the 14th Amendment in order to ex... Read Post

Living In The USA

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (5 years ago)

Will Wilkinson plays devil's advocate and argues against birthright citizenship. Abolishing birthright citizenship is unlikely to happen - it would require a constitutional amendment - but the EU's immigration experiment is still wo... Read Post

Grassley Open to 14th Amendment 'Reform'

US Politics / Liberal : Talking Points Memo Editor's Blog (4 years ago)

Sen. Grassley (R-IA) says he supports hearings into revising the 14th amendment to end birthright citizenship.... United States - Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Birthright citizenship in the United States o... Read Post


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