Texas Violating Constitution By Refusing Birth Certificates To Children Of Immigrants
Ah, Texas. Perhaps the only state in the country that, from time to time, contemplates leaving the union and becoming an independent nation, even though that isn’t even allowed under the U.S. Constitution. As I recall, it’s kinda what helped start the Civil War.
But Texas right-wingers love to pay lip service to what is and what isn’t Constitutional; yet, at the same time, they decide to openly flaunt their own responsibilities under the same document they claim to hold so dear.
A perfect example of this is currently taking place in the Lone Star State. The Texas Department of State Health Services is refusing to issue birth certificates to babies born of immigrants or of people who don’t have sufficient IDs. This is in direct violation of the 14th Amendment, which states:
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside….READ MORE at LiberalAmerica.org