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Response to harmonicon (Reply #104)

Tue Mar 27, 2012, 04:09 PM

107. Would you eliminate natural born clause altogether?

My support for the natural born clause is more than for any possible convenience. It requires that our only nationally elected leader must be truly of the nation, its soil, from birth.

The rules regarding foreign born children of citizens have become increasingly more relaxed. This has reached the point that under the assumption that natural born would apply to those so born, then someone was born, raised, and lived 2/3 of their life in another country could qualify for the presidency.

BTW did you read my other posts elsewhere in this thread?

(Thanks for the reasonable discussion. It is complicated in non-obvious ways that appear when reading the links I have noted.)

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