OK, so I was s-l-o-w on the uptake. But hey, at least I still learn — sometimes.
From my other blog page, The Road to Concord:
‘NATURAL BORN’ Under Natural Law
I have a confession to make: I was wrong about my understanding of what ‘Natural Born’ means in terms of citizenship. In fact, I think many of our best legal minds may be just as confused. It wasn’t until I saw a video that is going around claiming to ‘prove’ that Ted Cruz is not natural born that I realized why I was wrong. In the video, the woman speaker mentions Natural Law. So I started looking to Natural Law for the answer and what I found showed me why I (and the woman in the video) was wrong about my understanding of this term. So, if you will allow me, I will now use Natural Law to explain what ‘natural born’ means.
First, let me point out that I am not referring…
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The problem with OWEbozo’s “Natural Born” citizenship as it was explained to me had nothing to do with whether he was born in the USA and was a “Natural Born” American at birth. It had to do with him giving up his American citizenship and becoming a citizen of another country, and then returning to America and then becoming a American Citizen again. This made him a “Naturalized” citizen and no longer a “Natural Born’ American citizen.
Agreed. And I tend to believe this is or should still be an issue. But this is the letter of the law again. That is not the focus of this post, my friend 🙂