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To: Non-Sequitur

So then just what was “natural born citizen” understood to mean before the 14th Amendment????


95 posted on 01/11/2010 1:37:12 PM PST by Uncle Chip (TRUTH : Ignore it. Deride it. Allegorize it. Interpret it. But you can't ESCAPE it.)
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To: Uncle Chip
So then just what was “natural born citizen” understood to mean before the 14th Amendment????

I imagine that would depend on what the citizenship laws of the time said. Someone had to be born in the U.S. certainly.

106 posted on 01/11/2010 2:26:48 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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