Posted by Two Cities on September 30, 1998 at 18:51:34:
In Reply to: Are you a U.S. citizen? posted by Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S. on September 30, 1998 at 14:18:04:
: : Imho another question that arises is that of citizenship.
: : Is a citizen of the United States the same as a
: : United States citizen?
I am not so sure. The voting priviledge, granted
via application issues from somewhere. As you have
pointed out elsewhere, it is different from rights
belonging to a properly constituted elector.
: It is the capitalization, and conformity
: to the U.S. Constitution, which identifies
: state Citizens. Remember:
You mean "this Constitution for the United States of America"?
: "Citizen of ONE OF the States United"
: That is the proper construction of the
: Qualifications Clauses, the Diversity Clause,
: and the Privileges and Immunities Clause,
: 1:2:2, 1:3:3, 2:1:5, 3:2:1, and 4:2:1,
: respectively. These terms cannot change,
: without constitutional amendment, and
: none of these Clauses has ever been
: /s/ Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S.
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