The idea of denying birthright citizenship to children born in the United States to illegal immigrants has support from GOP presidential candidates Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., has co-sponsored legislation that would allow a child to be a citizen at birth only if one parent were a U.S. citizen, legal resident alien or active member of the U.S. armed forces. But in a new Time magazine survey, 62 percent of respondents said the 14th Amendment should not be revised.
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