Comment: What's a "Natural Citizen"

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What's a "Natural Citizen"

Where in the US Constitution is your term "natural citizen" found? How about your term "natural American by birth"? Are they in the same article that discusses "American made sperm?" Do you have any legal training? Have you read the US Constitution? Do you have a copy handy? I guess our founding fathers were too stupid or illiterate to figure out how to define eligibility for the Presidency. Apparently we had to wait 226 years to await your brilliant insight that ... (drumroll)... "No one in the U.S. can become President!"

"The supreme court has not ruled on the definition of 'Natural Citizen'" because no such term exits. The term in question is "Natural born citizen" and is found in Article II, Section 1, Clause 4 of the US Constitution. Language precision is important in the law. Despite your claim to the contrary, the Supreme Court has very definitely ruled on the definition of "Natural born citizen" ("NBC") in several cases, including its 1875 decision in "Minor v. Happersett" in which it cited several of its earlier case decisions and noted that:

"At common law, with the nomenclature of which the framers of the Constitution were familiar, it was never doubted that all children born in a country of parents who were its citizens became themselves, upon their birth, citizens also. These were natives or natural-born citizens ..." As is clear from the Court's language, NBC requires two factors: 1) that the child be "born in a country" AND 2) "of parents who were its citizens".

So much for your assertions that "...people go on about how the President has to be born on this or that piece of soil. That both parents have to be U.S. citizens, or that another country can not "claim you" as theirs. This is silly nonsense". Rather than "silly nonsense", it is the law of the land as determined by the Supreme Court. Maybe you should refrain from commenting on matters that you know nothing about!

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