birthright


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a privilege granted a person, as by virtue of birth

any special privilege accorded a firstborn

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a right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth

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an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)

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personal characteristics that are inherited at birth

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She reckoned the simple joys of life, the birthright of the humblest, of which his gentle heart had been robbed by the crime of a society which nothing can absolve.
He had held frequent communion with the traders and troops of the Canadas, and the intercourse had unsettled many of those wild opinions which were his birthright, without perhaps substituting any others of a nature sufficiently definite to be profitable.
But he who sold his birthright for a mess of pottage existed, and Judas Iscariot existed, and Castlereagh existed, and this man exists
Mrs Gowan with a gentle melancholy upon her, occasioned by her son's being reduced to court the swinish public as a follower of the low Arts, instead of asserting his birthright and putting a ring through its nose as an acknowledged Barnacle, headed the conversation at dinner on the evil days.
In truth, those who desired, according to the old adage, to sell anything valuable for a song, might find customers all over the Fair; and there were innumerable messes of pottage, piping hot, for such as chose to buy them with their birthrights.
Not only would this grant of birthright citizenship make citizens out of "the entire race designated as blacks," Johnson protested, it would also make citizens out of "the Chinese of the Pacific States, Indians subject to taxation, [and] the people called Gipsies.
Like most experts who question the constitutional justification for birthright citizenship, Eastman notes that the 14th Amendment states two requirements for citizenship--that an individual is born on U.
and Canada are the only two developed nations that still allow birthright citizenship.
Birthright brings the imagination to life and explores true faith.
Most radically, Trump has proposed ending birthright citizenship for so-called anchor babies.
Trump's ideas include ending birthright citizenship, or the constitutional guarantee of citizenship to children born in the United States, even if their parents are in the country illegally.
Take one of the central proposals in Trump's six-page position paper on illegal immigration: the abolition of birthright citizenship.
On other matters, Trump argued that he would end birthright citizenship--the constitutional provision that makes anyone born in the United States a citizen.
They are right because the beautiful Welsh language is the birthright of every single Welsh man and woman, even those who appear to despise it.
And you have a birthright and you have access to that as long as you're breathing.