to keep a republic. It depends on citizens being aware of what their government is doing.
Thomas Jefferson made the case:
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.
The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?
The 14th amendment doesn't state that if you are illegally in the country, if you have a child, that child is automatically a US citizen. If one breaks the law to enter the country, they are criminals and not permitted to benefit from their crime.
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