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Repealing the 14th Amendment is wrong for America

Monday, August 9, 2010

For well over a century, children born on American soil have been American citizens.  Changing that guarantee is not a new idea, but Arizona Senator Jon Kyl’s proposed hearings on the subject have given it new life.  A close look at the history and purpose of the citizenship provision makes clear why changing it would harm us all. 

Read the full article by LDF Alum Alan Jenkins.