Thursday, August 5, 2010

Why the GOP’s Bizarre Attack on the 14th Amendment | The LA Progressive

Why the GOP’s Bizarre Attack on the 14th Amendment The LA Progressive

Recently, the Republican Party has been rallying around a new effort to potentially repeal provisions of the 14th amendment which automatically grant citizenship to those born in the U.S. Despite the media attention the GOP is generating, few reporters have reminded their audiences of one major procedural hurdle involved: getting two-thirds of Congress and three-fourths of the states to support an amendment to repeal part of the Constitution.

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