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Trump Tries To Scrap Birthright Citizenship, 1898 Chinese Legal Case Complicates It

quoting John Yoovia Resonate
Friday, November 2, 2018

As reported by SCMP, a Chinese legal case dating back to 1898 has complicated President Donald Trump’s effort to scrap birthright citizenship. The executive order that Trump is vowing to sign would end the right to US citizenship for Children born in the United States to non-citizens.

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John Yoo On The Ricochet Podcast: The Final Frontier

interview with John Yoovia Ricochet
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the 14th Amendment, birthright citizenship, and caravans.

In the News

If Republicans Hold The Senate, Clarence Thomas Should Consider Retiring

quoting John Yoovia Washington Examiner
Thursday, November 1, 2018

It might be time for Clarence Thomas to hang it up. Well, that is, if Republicans build on their Senate majority. No one can replace the conservative jurist. Just choosing an adequate successor seems like an impossible task in light of the colossal contributions Thomas has made to originalist jurisprudence. That is why he might prefer to quit while there's a chance to replace him with someone who won't destroy his life's work.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Friday, November 2, 2018

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

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Settled Law: Birthright Citizenship And The 14th Amendment

by John Yoovia The American Mind
Friday, November 2, 2018
The 14th Amendment settled the question of birthright citizenship.
In the News

Midterm Elections 2018: Trump Attacks On Migrant Caravan Will Lead Republicans To Victory

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia Daily Express (UK)
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Donald Trump’s “spin” on the migrant caravan approaching the US southern border will help Republicans retaining the majority in Congress, experts claimed ahead of the US' midterm elections.

Immigration
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When Laws Are Not Enforced, Anarchy Follows

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Thursday, November 1, 2018

What makes citizens obey the law is not always their sterling character. Instead, fear of punishment—the shame of arrest, fines or imprisonment—more often makes us comply with laws. Law enforcement is not just a way to deal with individual violators but also a way to remind society at large that there can be no civilization without legality.

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Hello Honduras, Goodbye Columbus

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

On the morning of March 16, 1916, with World War I already raging in Europe but America still neutral, the Mexican bandito Pancho Villa led a military raid on the dusty border town of Columbus, New Mexico. At that time, New Mexico had just passed the fourth anniversary of its statehood and remained a sparsely populated outpost in the desert southwest. Still, there was an U.S. Army garrison there—and it was our soldiers whom Villa attacked in his daring assault on American territory.

Immigration
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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the following Defining Ideas article "Obama’s Unconstitutional Immigration Order."

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RNC Spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany & Senior Fellow At The Hoover Institution Michael McConnell

interview with Michael McConnellvia Fox News
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McConnell talks about the after effects of the Kavanaugh confirmation.

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