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Top House Dem Penned Paper Demanding ‘Alien Suffrage.’

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2024
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Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) has a history of advocating for non-citizen voting rights, as revealed by Fox News this week. In 1993, Raskin wrote a paper defending the concept of “Alien Suffrage.” In the paper, titled “Legal Aliens, Local Citizens: The Historical Constitutional and Theoretical Meanings of Alien Suffrage,” Raskin contended that excluding non-citizens from voting lacks a constitutional and historical basis. “In this Article, I will argue that the current blanket exclusion of noncitizens from the ballot is neither constitutionally required nor historically normal,” Raskin wrote. Raskin, who also...

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