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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Sadly it would take an amendment to our Consitution to stop illegals from dropping anchor babies and then raping taxpayers for benefits


34 posted on 05/08/2013 11:14:13 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger
Sadly it would take an amendment to our Consitution to stop illegals from dropping anchor babies and then raping taxpayers for benefits

I disagree.

14th Amendment
Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

The key phrase is "subject to the jurisdiction thereof" A child born to foreigner parents is subject to the jurisdiction of their parents' country(s), not of ours. Otherwise every ambassador's wife would be getting knocked up and delivering here.

Somewhere along the line we lost sight of that clause. We merely need to start enforcing it again.

54 posted on 05/08/2013 12:11:04 PM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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