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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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Reid's birthright

Politics / US Politics : Ben Smith's Blog (4 years ago)

The issue of "birthright citizenship" — which would apparently require abolishing the 14th Amendment — is viewed on the left with horror and by many on the right as something of a pander, as talking about it can be a way of avoiding... 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

Living In The USA

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 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


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