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First as Farce, Then as Tragedy

Manisha Sinha / Portside. Donald Trump wants to destroy the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of birthright citizenship. But before he sought to eliminate it outright, his elite predecessors mangled, misread, and misused the amendment in the service of capital. Donald Trump’s unconstitutional threat to decree an end to the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of national birthright citizenship […]