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You have made a leap in logic unsupported by the text of the Constitution.

Congress has plenary authority to provide a uniform rule for naturalization, to be sure.

But your assertion that Congress can enact laws defining "Citizenship" is unsupported by constitutional text.  Naturalization is the process of making one who WAS NOT a citizen into one.  But citizenship is acquired by means other than naturalization, namely by right of birth.  Congress has no constitutional warrant to regulate the terms or conditions of citizenship for natural born citizens.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Defining "Natural Born Citizen"


I'd be happier to read about States taking the feds on by the horns using nullification if the States were not so often the first to attack "The People" when they, in turn, exercise nullification through the historic, time-honored and lawful practice of jury nullification, whereby the people of a particular community reject the lawfulness of a state or federal law in its application to particular individuals in particular cases.

1 year, 8 months ago on The Establishment Hates Nullification