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It has nothing to do with

It has nothing to do with where you are born. In order to be president you must be a natural born citizen - born of parents who are citizens at the time of your birth.

In a republic, citizenship is acquired through your parents, not place of birth. 14th amendment has nothing to do with it. the 14th said "those born in and subject to the jurisdiction of the US are citizens". slaves were born in and subject to the jurisdiction of the US. those born of foreign parents are not subject to the jurisdiction of the US but are subject to the jurisdiction of their parent's country.

Anchor babies is a moot issue - they are not citizens because they are born in our borders. If a tourist comes over to the US and gives birth, their child is not a citizen. If US citizens go abroad and have a child, the child is a US citizen not a citizen of the country they were born in.

Wong Kim has confused the whole issue. The leading Justice in that case was appointed by Chester A. Arthur. Arthur was also not a natural born citizen and tried to hid that fact. When it came time for the decision, that justice had to make a completely bogus ruling or his appointment would be illegitimate.