Some politicians have been suggesting that they can end birthright citizenship. Other’s say that would be a direct violation of the 14th amendment which says… “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and the specific State wherein they reside.”

Trump has suggested that “subject to the jurisdiction thereof” is an escape clause based on the premise that illegal immigrants are not subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. I find this ironic because it’s the jurisdiction of the United States that determines their legal status in the first place.

 

31. March 2005 · Categories: Humour, Politics · Tags:

*click* — “Michael Jackson arrived at the courthouse with plenty of…”
*click* — “…and Scott Peterson seemed to display no emo…”
*click* — “…saying Pope John Paul was still “lucid” despite…”
*click* — “…file for divorce from Brad Pitt…”
*click* …………..

huh – for some reason I thought there was something going on with judicial nominations and a right-wing takeover of our government… I must be imagining things…