President Donald Trump is considering an executive order restricting birthright citizenship for illegal aliens’ children, which could create a Supreme Court test case that could end that misinterpretation of the Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment, either through presidential action or through legislation. The original meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment’s Citizenship Clause promises birthright citizenship to people born on U.S. soil only if they are not citizens of a foreign nation, giving Congress the option of denying citizenship to the children of foreigners. Critics would be wise to hold off criticizing President Trump’s planned executive order focusing on illegal aliens until they see what is in it.Everyone is suddenly talking about the first clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, which provides, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they … [Read more...] about Klukowski: How Trump Could Win on Birthright Citizenship
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.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........LOS ALAMOS – Both candidates running for the House District 43 seat in the state Legislature say they came to live in New Mexico because they saw it as an adventure.“I grew up in the East and wanted to do something different. I viewed it as an adventure to come to New Mexico,” said Christine Chandler, who won the Democratic nomination by beating fellow Los Alamos County councilor Peter Sheehey in the June primary election.A native of Northampton, Mass., Chandler started clerking for the Montgomery & Andrews law firm in Santa Fe in 1984, spent a few years lawyering there, then embarked on a long career as an in-house attorney at Los Alamos National Laboratory.ADVERTISEMENTSkipIt’s been quite a ride.“To be able to live in a small town, a small state environment … [Read more...] about Hunt for adventure leads to duel for a seat
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Sports Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by On College Basketball ByMarc Tracy Oct. 11, 2018 The lead prosecutor’s opening questions for Brian Bowen Sr. were basic, establishing how he figured into a case that has once again exposed the seedy underbelly of college sports. Bowen wore a blue suit and a blue tie. “What is his name?” Edward B. Diskant, an assistant United States attorney, asked Bowen about his son. “Brian Bowen II.” “Does he go by any nicknames?” “Tugs.” As a baby, Bowen Sr. explained later, Tugs Bowen had a habit of tugging on his mother’s hair. This was long before he became the seemingly most undeserving victim in the latest college basketball scandal. “Is Tugs presently in college?” Diskant asked. “No.” “Why not?” Bowen … [Read more...] about Brian Bowen II and the Real Victims of N.C.A.A. Scandals
When Doug Wardlow got into the race for Minnesota attorney general, there weren’t a lot of others eager to challenge three-term DFL incumbent Lori Swanson. But a lot has changed since then — not only to the other side of the ticket, but to Wardlow’s chance of winning the office. Swanson got out of the race, then got back in, and then got back out again to make an unsuccessful bid for governor. Those moves caused a batch of DFL hopefuls to suffer through their own start-stop-and-start-again campaigns for attorney general. Then, just days before a DFL primary that would promote the party’s strongest and best-known candidate, Keith Ellison, the Minneapolis congressman was hit by an allegation of emotional and one-time physical abuse by a former live-in girlfriend. The few polls conducted on the race show Wardlow and Ellison tied, with enough undecided voters to make it anyone’s contest. “We’ve got momentum and I’m traveling all over … [Read more...] about Doug Wardlow says he wouldn’t be ‘political’ as Minnesota attorney general. What does that mean?