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To: El Sordo

That part is covered when the court says “as distinguished from aliens or foreigners” and “As to this class there have been doubts, but never as to the first.” In this context, it becomes an exclusive definition, used to characterized only ONE set of citizenship criteria: all children born in the country of parents who were its citizens.


36 posted on 01/10/2012 3:58:31 PM PST by edge919
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To: edge919
That's your interpretation. And that's fine.

Where Birthers go ‘round the bend is when they get dogmatic that this is the only interpretation and anyone who disagrees is some kind of traitorous O-bot.

38 posted on 01/10/2012 4:06:30 PM PST by El Sordo (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.)
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