Comment: By that very definition,

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By that very definition,

By that very definition, Obama is natural-born. He was born on US soil to parents who were not diplomats.

Also, consider what Pierrepoint had to say, what Bingham (14th amendment writer) had to say.

In any case, it is highly dubious to think that even if your strict definition of natural-born holds, that people pre 1950s would have cared about the nationality of the mother. Vattel rambles on and on about how sons follow the conditions of their father. It is clear that citizenship was meant to be passed by father to son.

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