RSS

Category Archives: Privileges

Is Citizenship a Privilege or a Right? Do Citizens have Rights or Duties?


Privilege1On a hunch, I did a search of Supreme Court cases on Findlaw.com looking for the phase “privilege of citizenship”. Findlaw indicated that there are 716 cases where that phrase occurs.

That’s pretty good evidence that citizenship is a privilege.

 

•  I did another search of Supreme Court cases on Findlaw.com looking for the phrase “right of citizenship”. Findlaw indicated there are 1,540 cases where that phrase occurs.

That’s pretty good evidence that citizenship is a right.

Read the rest of this entry »

 
82 Comments

Posted by on June 29, 2015 in Privileges, Rights

 

Tags: ,