The President has informed us that he is “considering” an Executive Order to end “Birthright Citizenship” in the United States.
Whether you believe that to be wrong or right says more about you and your politics than it does anything else.
The truth is that there is significant debate as to whether or not it should be a thing in the first place. There are also precedents extending far further back than a mere hundred years that make it clear that the Framers might not have seen things the same way as President Trump.
In fact, at one point in this country, the Supreme Court made it clear that the idea that just because you were born here makes you a citizen was not acceptable or Constitutional…
Posted on October 30, 2018, in 14th Amendment, 360 Show, Birthright Citizenship, Constitution and tagged 14th Amendment, Birthright Citizenship, Donald Trump, Dred Scott, Executive Orders, Roger B Taney, Wong Kim Ark. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.