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He renounced his US citizenship a couple of years ago, and to regain it would have to start over as a new immigrant. Whether that would count as "natural born" or not is undefined. Or he could get himself an American girlfriend and leverage the spousal rules like certain first ladies.

Also, note that those 18th Century commas are what allow us to shoot each other at will. "A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Very clear innit.

by asdf on Tue Jul 30th, 2019 at 01:27:45 PM EST
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Even giving the commas a miss, the major obfuscation (for today, and to a fair extent even at the time of the framing of the Constitution), lies in the word "people".

Voters, and members of the militia, were white adult land-owning males. Or white, adult, land-owning males.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Tue Jul 30th, 2019 at 02:11:04 PM EST
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City to ban gendered language like "manhole," "manpower" and "firemen"
An ordinance on gender neutral language, introduced by council member Rigel Robinson in March, was passed on Tuesday night, CBS San Francisco reports.

"In recent years, broadening societal awareness of transgender and gendernonconforming identities has brought to light the importance of non-binary gender inclusivity," Robinson's ordinance reads. "Therefore, it is both timely and necessary to make the environment of City Hall and the language of city legislation consistent with the principles of inclusion."

Gender-neutral emendments of the code, of which "people"

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Jul 30th, 2019 at 04:38:58 PM EST
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introduced by council member Rigel Robinson in March
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Tue Jul 30th, 2019 at 06:12:59 PM EST
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