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Fourteenth Amendment

All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to its jurisdiction are citizens of the United States and of the States in which they reside. No State may make or give effect to any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor may any State deprive any person of life, liberty or property without due legal process; nor deny to any person who is within its jurisdictional limits the protection of the laws, equal for all.


Rights Contained in Fourteenth Amendment:

  • Right of naturalized or born persons to be recognized as citizens of the United States with all its privileges and immunities

  • Right of every person not to have life, liberty or property taken away without due process of law

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