Comment: Why did you

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Why did you

highlight words from the floor of Congress and not the ones from SCOTUS? I wouldn't think speaking on the floor defines anything. The definition you cite which interests me is from Justice Marshall:

In the SCOTUS decision, The Venus, 1814, Justice Marshall defines 'natural-born citizen' using Vattel's work, but in his own words saying, (#123) 'Vattel, who, though not very full to this point, is more explicit and more satisfactory on it than any other whose work has fallen into my hands, says, 'the citizens are the members of the civil society; bound to this society by certain duties, and subject to its authority, they equally participate in its advantages. The natives, or indigenes, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. Society not being able to subsist and to perpetuate itself but by the children of the citizens, those children naturally follow the condition of their fathers, and succeed to all their rights.'

That means to me that the child of a citizen is defined to be a natural born citizen, specifically by inheriting citizenship from their father. However, the 14th Amendment grants equal protection under the law, which means the same also applies to women.